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Nursing Assistant

Company: Riverside Medical Center
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

St. John's has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its' commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals' vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John's dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.

St. John's Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

Responsibilities

The Nursing Assistant, acts under the direction of a Registered Nurse/LPN. The Nursing Assistant assists the nurse in providing patient care in accordance with Hospital policies and procedures.Assist patients with Activities of Daily Living which promote general comfort, well being, and safety. Assists in receiving and transporting patients. Participates in the observation of patient conditions and promptly reports changes to the primary nurse. Documents patient care or unit tasks in electronic medical records as per policy. Responds promptly to the needs of patient, communicates patient/family requests, or concerns appropriately and immediately. Demonstrates competency care procedures (foley catheter, enemas, vital signs, etc.)

Qualifications

1 - 2 years experience as Nursing Assistant preferred. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Current CPR certification required.

Keywords: Riverside Medical Center, Yonkers , Nursing Assistant, Other , Yonkers, New York

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