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Community Healthcare System Nurse Assistant in Munster, Indiana

Nurse Assistant

Job ID:23216

Category:Nursing Services

Facility:Community Hospital

Department:Intermediate Care

Schedule:Part-time (Benefit Eligible)

Shift:Night/Evening

Hours:64 every 2 weeks 11p-7:30a/3p-11:30 E/O wknd & Holiday

Bi-weekly Hrs:64

Job Details:High School Diploma or Equivalent RequiredSign on incentive availableScope of Care:The Intermediate Care is a 32-bed multidisciplinary 24-hour unit located on the third floor of the Parkview Tower. Patients over the age of twelve may be admitted to this unit, but the average age is 67. The highest volume of medical diagnosis, but surgical patients are admitted. The most frequent diagnosis include: angina, R/O or Post MI, Cardiac dysrhythmia, CAD, COPD, CHF, pre-post PTCA, post stent, general surgical patients requiring cardiac monitoring/observation post-op, diabetes, CVA and peripheral vascular diseases.Position and Purpose:After the patient's plan of care has been determined by the team leader (RN), the Nursing Assistant performs various designated patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs, comfort and safety of the patient in accordance with Hospital Policy and Nursing Service Standards. Performs general clerical duties and patient centered activities in a hospital nursing unit. Education/Experience High school graduation or equivalency.One year direct patient care experience with successful completion of competency exam, completion of one semester of clinicals in nursing program or relative experience and/or training, or completion of nursing assistant certification required.CPR certification recommended.Completes annual skill validations as well as safety and infection control procedures.

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