Lahey Health Nursing Assistant - Senior Adult Unit in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Welcome to Addison Gilbert Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Addison Gilbert Hospital is a full service, 70-bed medical/surgical acute care facility in Gloucester, MA. Founded in 1889, the hospital provides state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient care to residents of the Cape Ann community in specialties such as radiology, cancer care, primary and pediatric care, cardiology, inpatient geriatric services, and emergency medicine. Addison Gilbert Hospital continues to score among the top hospitals in the nation for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety. Addison Gilbert Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.
About the Job
If you are a care taker at heart, consider joining the Addison Gilbert Hospital 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.
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.
Per diem, hours assigned as needed.
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.
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
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