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Nursing Assistant Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Job # 405665 Date posted 04/01/2021

Description

$3,000 sign-on bonus!

Day Shift 7am-3:30pm and Evening Shift 3:00pm-11:30pm avaiable!

Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, a joint venture between Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and Kindred Healthcare, is the only freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Lancaster County. Conveniently located off of US Route 30, Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital features 59 private patient rooms. Our highly skilled team of nurses and therapists work together to provide a personalized intensive rehabilitation treatment care plan to optimize patient quality outcomes and restore independence.

Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.

The Nursing Assistant assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients in collaboration with the evaluating RN or designee for providing routine daily nursing care and services that support the care delivered to patients requiring rehabilitative care as determined by a treatment plan and directed by the evaluating RN.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower or whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, changing bed linens, cleaning over bed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the day.
  • Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning over bed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed.
  • Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain.
  • Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.
  • Distributes drinking water and other nourishments to patients.
  • Answers patient call lights, anticipates patient's needs and makes rounds to assigned patients.
  • Assists patients with the handling of personal property: dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, etc.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Transports patients to and from various departments in the hospital.
  • Reports and, when appropriate, records any changes observed in condition or behavior of patients and unusual incidents.
  • Assists in the preparation of admissions, transfers and discharge of patients.
  • Assists licensed nursing staff with treatment procedures.
  • Demonstrates ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Integrates the plan of care with Rehabilitation Services treatment plan to attain patient's optimal level of functioning.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Previous healthcare experience
  • Current CPR/BLA Certification
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate caregivers and team members are proud to lead the way. If you are interested in joining our team, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care and outstanding service in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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