Nursing Assistant - NA
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Nursing Assistant - NA
Entity Sharp Grossmont Hospital
City La Mesa
Department Telemetry (4E)
Category Nurse Support
Type Full Time
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County.
12-hour shift: 7:00 pm – 7:00 am, with weekend requirements
* High School Diploma or equivalent required
* Completion of a Nursing Assistant training course required
* Current CPR certification required
* One (1) year recent Nursing Assistant experience required; Acute Care experience preferred
* Able to work in a team setting, take direction and perform technical duties of a Nursing Assistant required
* Effective interpersonal verbal and written communication skills required
The Nursing Assistant will perform patient care activities, treatments, and services. Adhere to aseptic technique and universal precautions. Consider the age, cultural, psychosocial and physical needs of patients when providing care. Prepare patient room/gurneys/chair prior to admission/visit. Orients patient/family to the facility/room. Ensures documentation and proper disposition of patient belongings/valuables. Assists with positioning, ambulation, transporting, transferring and/or discharging of patients. Answers patient call lights and/or responds to patient requests for assistance per department standard. Provides explanation to patient/family prior to administering care and answers questions. The ideal candidate will promote team work, provide compassionate competent care work and function independently on the progressive care unit.
4-East is a 41-bed Surgical-Cardiac Progressive Care Unit. We are a dynamic group of nurses and medical professionals who are committed to providing the highest quality of care and respect to a culturally diverse patient population with the use of evidence-based practice. We care for a variety of patients from post cardiac Interventional and pre-op coronary artery bypass patients to postsurgical/medical patients that require cardiac monitoring. We are the specialty floor for CAPD, peripheral ultrafiltration (PUF), surgical flap for reconstructive surgery, limited drug therapy Research and Information System Innovations. The teamwork on our unit is achieved through a diverse staff, which includes new graduates as well as staff that have over 30 years of experience. The leadership team is dedicated to mentoring staff to achieve their professional goals, fostering collegial physician/nurse relationship and supporting the staff to achieve positive patient experiences.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
* Twisting (trunk)
* Twisting (neck)
* Bending (waist)
* Flexing/extending (neck)
* Fine manipulation/pinching
* Reaching below shoulder level
* Reaching above shoulder level
* Bed mobilization (scooting/rolling)
* Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
* Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
* Car transfers Lift up to 50 pounds
* Push/pull over 100 pounds
* Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V).
Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.
Keywords: 50557, Nursing Assistant, NA