Nursing Assistant Per Diem - Trauma Step Down/Medical Surgical/Remote Telemetry Unit
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Job Title: Nursing Assistant Per Diem - Trauma Step Down/Medical
Surgical/Remote Telemetry Unit
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing
Schedule: Per Diem
Work Type: Part time
Department: JM-GMC Medical-Surgical/Telemetry Nursing Division
Date Posted: 09/02/2021
Job ID: R-18853
Job Summary Responsible and accountable for performing a wide range
of direct patient care tasks. The performance of tasks allows the
care team to provide quality care. Meets the qualifications to
provide care for patients in the specific age range on their
assigned clinical area.
Job Duties Provides patient care as directed by the registered
nurse in meeting the multidisciplinary plan of care established for
Obtains and maintains the integrity of specimens in accordance with
policy, procedure, and physician order.
Performs EKGs as assigned, following accepted practices, policies,
procedures, and physician order.
Provides for or assists patients with activities of daily living
and fulfills designated and delegated responsibilities for ongoing
continuum of care.
Assists with transporting blood and blood products to and from
Blood Bank as needed.
Assists in problem solving and troubleshooting in the care and
maintenance of equipment and assists in ensuring adequate supplies
are available on the unit.
Provides one to one patient safety watch as assigned following
established policy and procedures.
Completes clerical responsibilities for task completion based on
ability and training.
Staff have access to non-controlled medications storage and supply
areas and can transport non-controlled medications as necessary to
meet the needs of the clinic and unit.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
Position Details BP5:
Is a 20 Bed private room medical/surgical Trauma-step down/Remote
telemetry unit. - We care for a diverse adult population that
includes trauma, and/or medical-surgical/ remote telemetry
patients. - We are newly renovated with state-of-the-art equipment
and have many resources including imbedded care management/social
workers, and PT/OT. - Additionally, vascular access team, lift team
and transport teams, as well as, wound ostomy nurses support the
functions of our unit. - - Our current delivery model is primary
nursing through the use of RNs, LPNs, and Nursing Assistants. -
-Bp5's staffing allows for 2 NA's to be scheduled per shift. When
fully staffed, our NA's are responsible for providing care for 10
patients. -All the staff on BP5t have a teaming mentality and
actively support one another to care for all the patients assigned
to our floor.
BP5 welcomes new team members with or without experience. - The
staff and leadership team members are ready and experienced to help
you guide your healthcare professional journey with opportunities
for professional development and growth. Staff members have
opportunity to participate in unit based shared governance
councils/committees which includes a Unit Practice Council. - We
encourage staff to be actively involved in their work environment
in keeping with a Magnet culture.
Employee engagement and satisfaction scores are excellent. - BP5 is
very proud of the cohesiveness of the interdisciplinary team, which
makes this unit a terrific place to work!
Education High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Experience Minimum of 1 year-Clinical (Preferred)
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are
an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and
Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated
against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran
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