Nursing Assistant - South Telemetry
Company: St. Joseph Health
Location: Apple Valley
Posted on: May 3, 2021
We are looking for a Nursing Assistant with South Telemetry
Department at St. Mary Medical Center.
Location: Apple Valley, CA
Work Schedule: Full Time - 72 Biweekly Hours
Shift: 12-hour, Days
Provides assistance with direct patient care under the
supervision of a registered nurse.
Reports any observed changes in patient's condition, behavior,
and vital signs to a registered nurse in a timely manner.
Assists in bed baths, patient hygiene and bed changing.
Answers patient call light, beepers and responds appropriately
Passes dietary trays and assists patients with meals as
Performs/documents routine treatments and procedures such as but
not limited to intake and output, weights, vital signs, sitz baths,
enemas, range of motion exercises, incentive spirometry, and bed
Assists in the admitting, transfer and discharge process of
Answers telephone/intercom, and directs or transfers calls to
appropriate individuals and/or departments.
Maintains patient room cleanliness/organization and stocks
equipment in patient's room.
Assists with maintenance, stocking and/or cleaning of supplies
and equipment as assigned.
Successfully completes annual Unit Based Competency
Prepares and sets up age-appropriate equipment and supplies.
Able to differentiate between normal and abnormal vital signs
for the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient.
Assesses need for additional safety measures for the pediatric,
adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient.
Participates in 75% of department meetings.
- Assist in orientation of new staff
Minimum Position Requirements:
Education: H.S. Diploma or GED or equivalent educ/experience
License / Certifications: Current BLS for Healthcare Provider
Preferred Position Qualifications:
Experience: 1 year Acute care experience.
License / Certifications: Current California Department of Human
Services Nursing Assistant Certification.
St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) is an acute care hospital with
213 beds and over 1,750 employees making it one of the region's
largest employers serving communities of the High Desert. The
facility was constructed in 1956 and joined the St. Joseph Health
System in 1992.
This facility has the only Neonatal Care Unit in the High Desert
Accredited by California Children Services and has been granted
approval as a Special Hospital with the California Children's
Services Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. St. Mary was
accredited as a primary Stroke Receiving Center in 2018, the only
stroke-receiving center in the High Desert.
The Services and Clinical Specialties offered at this Hospital
are Diabetes Education, Emergency Services, Heart and Vascular
Services, Imaging Services, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory
Services, Robotic Surgery Services, Surgical Services, Women &
Children's Services and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.
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