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Nursing Assistant - IRF - Day ShiftLanghorne, Pennsylvania

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Job # 407341 Date posted 04/23/2021

Description

The first and only freestanding, inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital in Bucks County.

St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital (SMRH) embraces the tradition of excellence for which St. Mary Medical Center is known. We are very proud of our patient outcomes.

St Mary Rehab Hospital has been ranked in the top 25 percent of all rehab hospitals by UDS (Uniform Data Systems) for multiple years.

Our state-of-the-art, acute rehabilitation hospital features 50 spacious, private rooms and two specialty units (brain injury and stroke recovery).

Our highly skilled, clinical staff is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have suffered:

  • Stroke
  • Trauma

Neurological conditions including:

  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Guillian-Barre Syndrome
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Orthopedic Injury
  • Amputation

Medically Complex Illnesses including:

  • Cardiac Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Renal disease

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of a Nursing Assistant, assists in the individualized care of the patient to achieve the patient’s highest level of wellness. Greets and orients patient to the patient care area. Performs direct patient care, such as bathing, assisting with elimination, bed making, and vital signs. Performs meal service and feeding assistance functions. Transports patients and patient related materials in a safe, timely, and professional manner. Assists patients with other activities of daily living, such as dressing and grooming. Performs patient observation, documents patient care and response to care and communicates significant information to the NA and other appropriate team members. Works cooperatively with others as part of a team; recognizes the importance of group goals. Performs designated clinical procedures and non-clinical support tasks essential to providing care to the patient. Assists in operational support tasks or duties. Collaborates with other team member to perform other services as directed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform basic patient care skills.
  • Demonstrate safe practices with caring for patients.
  • Apply generic healthcare knowledge.
  • Demonstrate workplace behavior skills.
  • Perform basic respiratory skills.
  • Perform basic clerical skills.
  • Consults with and keeps supervisor informed of unit activities, needs, and problems related to patient care.
  • Provides general nursing care such as position the patient, lifting, turning, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in the use of bed pan, urinal or commode, ambulating the patient, bed bath, oral and hair care, changing bed linens, cleaning and straightening patient room and other general care necessary.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure, and intake and output measurements accurately. Documents in a timely manner.
  • Prepares patient room and bed for admission and transfers and ensures all necessary equipment is in room. Maintains an attractive and comfortable environment for patients with special consideration to cleanliness of room, ventilation, and lighting.
  • Assists in patient admission, transfer, and discharge procedures. Assist with handling and care of patient belongings and other personal property.
  • Answers patient call lights, telephone, and paging system and responds as appropriate.
  • Serves and removes patient meal tray in timely manner. Assists with feeding and/or preparing items such as opening milk container and cutting food for patient.
  • Able to release, remove, and reapply restraints to patient under the direction of a NA. Ensures patient is in proper position and alignment.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in similar role is not required.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
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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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