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Sr Nursing Attendant - Nursing Unit 4A (18.75 Hours/Week; Day Shift)

NYU Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201
\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022description\u0022 class=\u0022jd-description\u0022\u003E\u003Cp\u003ENYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health\u0027s anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about\u0026nbsp;\u003Ca href=\u0022http://nyulangone.org/locations/nyu-lutheran\u0022\u003ENYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn\u003C/a\u003E.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPosition Summary:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EWe have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sr Nursing Attendant.\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EIn this role, the successful candidate\u0026nbsp;assists in implementation of the nursing process by performing direct and indirect patient care to assigned patients under the supervision of the Registered Professional Nurse. Assists in maintaining an orderly and safe patient care environment and unit. Performs EKG glucometer testing and phlebotomy.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EJob Responsibilities:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAssemble O2 and suction set-ups.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvides patient care to respiratory patients as determined by the protocols of specific units: Tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, oral suctioning, endotracheal tube suctioning and pulse oximetry readings.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPrepares patient and assists physician with procedures such as spinal tap, paracentesis, thoracentesis, bone marrow and other specialized procedures and treatments.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAdministers NG, gastrostomy and jejunostomy feeds, including verifying feeding rates, changing bags, check for residuals, establishing patency and placement of feeding tube prior to feeding and recognizing and reporting deviation from normal.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EObserves IV sites for infiltration. Secures catheters. Removes peripheral IV catheters as directed by RN.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDiscontinues Foley catheters.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPerforms venous phlebotomy.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPerforms EKG and applies cardiac leads.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMeasure and record blood sugar using the glucose meter.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPerforms other duties as aligned with the mission and values of the organization.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPerforms other duties such as errands, relieving other units, bringing stretchers and assisting other members of the health team, as directed.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMaintains cleanliness of utility rooms and pantries as assigned.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMaintains a safe and uncluttered environment of care in patient rooms including removing excessive furniture, supplies and equipment. Assists with supply and equipment management of patient, procedure and supply rooms per department standards.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMaintains competence through inservice and educational programs.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAttends staff meetings and reviews/signs minutes of meetings not attended.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPerforms post mortem care.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EResponds to and meets patient/family needs and customer concerns as soon as possible with compassion and understanding. Established effective, caring relationships with staff, patients, family and other members of the health care team.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EReports any changes observed in the patients condition to the RN.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPerforms control testing and records urine dipstick results per unit policy.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPerforms and documents safety observations for patients on continuous observation or in restraints, per policy and as directed.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMeasures and records oral intake, urinary output, bowel elimination, gastric and other drainage onto I\u0026O record (form or electronic). Calculates 8 hour totals. Empties drainage bags.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWeighs patients and electronically records on admission, weekly and as directed by RN.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ETakes and electronically records blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and respiration, at least twice a day and as directed by the RN. Reports temperature evaluations above 99 degrees Fahrenheit and below 97 degrees Fahrenheit to RN.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EChanges linen in accordance with policy and as necessary.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAssists with moving, lifting, positioning and transporting of patients.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAssists with assembling traction apparatus.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAssists with removal and security of patient personal items as indicated on pre-op check list.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EInforms RN of any audible clinical alarms such as IV pumps, feeding pumps, ventilators, bedside monitors.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECollects urine, stool and sputum specimens as directed by RN.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPerforms enema procedures: Fleets phosphosoda enema, oil retention enema, soaps suds enema, tap water enema, Harris drip.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPerforms and/or assist patient with simple treatments: Sitz bath. Binder application. Remove and reapply SCD wraps. Ace bandage application. Soaks to limbs. Simple dressing changes (normal saline). Pressure ulcer care (normal saline, hydrocolloid dsg.) Colostomy care on established colostomy patients. Application of ointments and creams including medicated topicals as directed by the RN.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPrepares patients for meals including: Clearing overbed tables and placing them within reach of the patient. Positioning patient correctly for eating/tube feedings. Assisting patients by preparing utensils and food items. Feeding patients. Observes that tube feedings are dripping and notifies RN when feeding bags are near completion.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvides basic hygiene to patients: bathing, PM care, mouth care, denture care, hair care, nail and foot care, shaving, assists patients with bedpan, urinal and/or commode.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EConducts patient rounds minimally every two hours for toileting, positioning, comfort, safety and personal needs. Answers patient call lights and responds to patient needs promptly.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAssists with Admission/Transfer/Discharge of patients:Orients patient to hospital environment as outlined in the Patient Assessment Database. Provides patient with toileting supplies.Assists patient to remove clothes, complete property check list and safeguard personal property through Security. Assists in transfer of patients by gathering belongings, completion of clothing list and assisting in moving the patient. Prepares bedside unit to receive patients. Discharges: Assists patient to dress and pack personal belongings.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEscorts patient as necessary and remains with the patient until he/she has left the building.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMinimum Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EHigh School Diploma Required.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E1\u002B years relevant experience.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong customer service and communication skills.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBLS required.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cem\u003EQualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.\u003C/em\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003ENYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you\u0027ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003ENYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.\u003Cbr /\u003EIf you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital- Brooklyn\u0027s EEO policies, please\u0026nbsp;\u003Ca href=\u0022/\u0026quot;https:/cdn-static.findly.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/162/2017/01/NYU-Lutheran-2-1.pdf\u0022\u003Eclick here\u003C/a\u003E. Please\u0026nbsp;\u003Ca href=\u0022https://cdn-static.findly.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/162/2016/06/eeoc_self_print_poster2009update.pdf\u0022\u003Eclick here\u003C/a\u003E\u0026nbsp;to view the Federal \u0022EEO is the law\u0022 poster or visit\u0026nbsp;\u003Ca href=\u0022https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm\u0022\u003Ehttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm\u003C/a\u003E\u0026nbsp;for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please\u0026nbsp;\u003Ca href=\u0022https://cdn-static.findly.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/290/2017/04/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf\u0022\u003Eclick here\u003C/a\u003E.\u003C/p\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cp /\u003E\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022responsibilities\u0022 class=\u0022jd-responsibilities\u0022\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPosition Summary:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EAssists in implementation of the nursing process by performing direct and indirect patient care to assigned patients under the supervision of the Registered Professional Nurse. Assists in maintaining an orderly and safe patient care environment and unit. Performs EKG glucometer testing and phlebotomy.\u003C/p\u003E\r\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMinimum Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EHigh School Diploma Required. 1\u002B years relevant experience. Strong customer service and communication skills.\u003C/p\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cp /\u003E

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Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-12-12

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Sr Nursing Attendant - Nursing Unit 4A (18.75 Hours/Week; Day Shift)

NYU Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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