Lahey Health Nursing Assistant - Progressive Care Unit 6 West - 36 Hrs NIGHTS in Burlington, Massachusetts
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
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.
BLS Required (AHA or ARC)
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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