Nursing Assistant - Neurology Medical Surgical Unit
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: Nursing Assistant - Neurology Medical Surgical
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Full time
Department: GWV Medical-Surgical Nursing Division
Date Posted: 10/15/2021
Job ID: R-21364
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.
- Provides patient care as directed by the registered nurse in
meeting the multidisciplinary plan of care established for each
- 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 Full time positionHours: 7am-7:30pm (3-12 hour
shifts/week) including every other weekend and holidayMay float if
neededGreat learning opportunity in a fast paced unit
Education High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Experience Minimum of 1 year-Clinical (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s) Basic Life Support Certification
within 6 months - Default Issuing Body
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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