Nurses Aide - Orthopedics Unit - Full-Time, Nights 11p-7a (Belleville, NJ)Req #:0000139966
Facility:Clara Maass Medical Center
Department:Orthopedics Unit (3NA)
Clara Maass Medical Center, 1 CLARA MAASS DRIVE, BELLEVILLE, NJ 07109
Nurse Aide II
Located in Belleville, Clara Maass Medical Center is a facility of RWJBarnabas Health and provides a complete continuum of care to residents of northern New Jersey. With over 700 physicians and 2,100 employees, we offer advanced treatment for a wide variety of medical conditions. Our facility includes centers for advanced wound care, sleep disorders, bariatrics, orthopedics cardiac services, cancer care, emergency services, and more. In 2017, the Medical Center completed a state-of-the-art campus expansion featuring a new four-story 87,000 square foot building with a private, 32-bed Intensive Care Unit, new Main Entrance and Lobby, Retail Pharmacy, Patient Registration Area and newly expanded Emergency Department.
Clara Maass Medical Center has been recognized nationally for its quality and patient safety by Healthgrades and by the Leapfrog Group, having earned its twelfth Grade A in 2019. The Medical Center has received Disease Specific Care Certification from the Joint Commission for Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Congestive Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Advanced Certification in Palliative Care and is listed by the American Hospital Association as one of Healthcare s Most Wired hospitals. In 2018, the Medical Center earned designation in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
We are currently looking for a Nurse Aide II to work in the Orthopedics Unit. Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, the Nurse Aide II performs a variety of basic patient care activities and related procedures in caring for the needs of the patients. He/She assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment.
You Will Be Responsible For:
Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, B/P, height/weight and intake/output measurements accurately. Reports findings outside of normal range to RN.
Provides assistance with ADL s to assigned patients.
Provides assistance with the nutritional needs of the patients, including feeding, mealtime assistance/set-up, supplying fluids, and delivering supplemental snacks.
Lifts, moves, turns and transports patients out of bed, chair, stretcher, wheelchair, portable mechanical lift, etc, maintaining proper body mechanics.
Performs laboratory procedures as noted: venipuncture, EKG, GTT, blood culture, urine collection procedures and other laboratory procedures as directed by the Registered Nurse.
Demonstrates the 4 C s of Commitment, Compassion, Competence and Communication.
Your Strengths Are:
Employees of Clara Maass Medical Center are committed to providing EXCEPTIONAL services and QUALITY to its community through our passion for Excellence and Perfection.
We are dedicated to meet the standards set by CLARA s Values:
C Caring, Commitment, Compassion and Communication
L Leadership and Loyalty
A Accountability and Attention to detail
R Resourcefulness and Resilience
Your Qualifications Are:
High school diploma required; college degree preferred.
One (1) year of Nurse Aide/Assistant experience or satisfactory completion of an Aide training program.
Preferred at least one (1) year experience as a phlebotomist or EKG Technician with health care background. Current enrollment in health care training program as C.N.A. or PCT preferred.
Basic Life Support Certification through the American Heart Association required.
Excellent verbal communication, interpersonal and demonstrated writing skills.
Proven track record of compassionate care & superior service and a commitment to providing healthcare excellence always.
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer