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Nursing Assistant/ Unit Clerk- Meg Surg Orthopedics

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthFOR NURSING STUDENTS ONLYSummary of Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionProvides direct patient care under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated health care professional in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and within the policies, procedures, guidelines of Bon Secours Mercy Health.Essential Job FunctionsProvides basic patient care to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, record vital signs, personal care and hygiene, and mobility, including unit based specialty duties.Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes or concerns to nurseProvides high level customer service to all patients, patient's family, visitors and all employeesProvides accurate, precise, timely documentation when applicable for patient careUses professional, verbal and written communication skills at all timesWork ExperiencePreference for recent experience in acute care and/or long term care facilityRequired Skills Ability to clearly communicate to other members of the healthcare team Ability to understand and follow directions of healthcare team Knowledge of patient and healthcare safety standards and regulations (i.e. falls, skin breakdown, suicide prevention, environment of care) Infection prevention and transmission based precautions Understanding of clerical duties and office based technology Team dynamics Patient data collection and documentation (i.e. vital signs, intake/output, change in patient condition) Basic hygiene and activities of daily living care Feeding, hydration, and nutrition Bowel and bladder elimination Ambulation and patient mobility Use of clinical technology Compassionate, relationship based approach in care activities Accountability for completion of assigned tasks Escalation of concerns via chain of commandCertificationsBLS Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (preferred)Nursing Student with First Clinical Rotation complete OR state testing complete (required)EducationHigh School/GED (required)Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusS cheduled Weekly Hours:0.01Work Shift:Nights (United States of America)Department:Med/Surg Unit - Springfield - General Medical UnitAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comMercy Health is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health (http://bsmhealth.org/) , one of the top 20 health systems in the United States and part of the top performing quartile of Catholic health systems for lowest cost per case for patient care. Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and among the top five employers in the state, with more than 33,500 employees serving communities throughout Ohio and in Kentucky. Mercy Health provided care for patients more than 6.8 million times in 2017.The system includes assets of $6.8 billion and nearly 500 care facilities including 23 hospitals and 26 post-acute care facilities including senior living communities, hospice programs and home health agencies. Its clinically integrated network of more than 2,700 health care providers coordinates more effective and efficient care for more than 350,000 patients, saving money for taxpayers through the Medicare Shared Savings Program. As part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, the ministry provides nearly $2 million per day in community benefit. For more information, visit www.mercy.com .

Keywords: Bon Secours Mercy Health, Springfield , Nursing Assistant/ Unit Clerk- Meg Surg Orthopedics, Healthcare , Springfield, Ohio

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