Beth Israel Lahey Health Nursing Assistant - Oncology in Beverly, Massachusetts
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
Day (United States of America)
Nursing Assistant - Oncology-24 hours/week, day shift
The Nursing Assistant will provide basic care activities and provide personal needs, comfort and safety of your patient. The Nursing Assistant assists with the delivery of patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse. The primary responsibility will be focus on performing technical, therapeutic, administrative tasks and procedures for which they have been trained. The Nursing Assistant must demonstrate the ability and willingness to participate in a patient care team as a multi-skilled caregiver responsible for quality of own work and remain flexible in response to change.
Examples of tasks to be completed
Height and Weight
Reporting all unusual observations to the nurse
Collecting various specimens for analysis
Recording and measuring intake and output
Providing patient with personal care and assisting with daily activities
Performing basic clinical procedures independently or under the supervision of the RN
-Provide nutritional needs including assisting and ordering room service, setting up meal trays and feeding.
Position requires shifts at both Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals each week, with a vibrant, caring ambulatory oncology team. Obtain vital signs, medication lists and patient information prior to MD/NP office appointments, occasion to assist with minor procedures as well; chart preparation and patient communication. Previous CNA experience preferred; must have good written and verbal communication skills and strong time management as well.
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Ability to read/write and perform basic 4 function math
Desire to help people and/or have aspirations of becoming a healthcare professional
Basic computer skills (preferred)
Medical terminology (preferred)
Basic Life Support certification (BLS) required within 90 days of hire.
Certification/License: CNA Certification preferred but not required upon hire
As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.
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