Lahey Health Nursing Assistant - Float Pool - 8 Hrs DAYS (7a - 3p) in Burlington, Massachusetts
Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health. We are a new health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.
About the Job
If you are a care taker at heart, consider joining the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center team as a Nursing Assistant. Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, you will provide basic patient care activities in providing for the personal needs, comfort and safety of your patients.
Some of what you might do on a daily basis is:
Taking and recording vital signs
Height and weight
Reporting all unusual observations or reactions of the patient to the nurse
Collecting various specimens for analysis and measuring and recording intake and output
Providing patients with personal care and assisting with daily activities
Performing basic clinical procedures independently or under supervision of a RN
Provide for patients’ nutritional needs including assisting with ordering room service, setting up meal trays and feeding the patient as required.
High School Diploma or equivalent required
If you’re an experienced Nursing Assistant or high school graduate with a desire to help people and maybe even have aspirations to become a Registered Nurse, consider starting here as a Nursing Assistant. You must be able to read, write and perform basic four-function math. Knowledge of medical terminology and basic personal computer skills will be helpful.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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