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Nurse Assistant-Cert

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Nurse Assistant-Certified - Float Staffing 001 - Part-Time, 24 Hour Rotating - St Vincent's Medical Center - Bridgeport, CT

Why Join Ascension?

St. Vincent's Health Services, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, includes a licensed 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and St. Vincent's Special Needs Services. In 2012, and again in 2018, St. Vincent's achieved Magnet® Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest national honor for nursing excellence. Known throughout the region for exceptional cardiovascular care, St. Vincent’s specializes in primary care, breast health, obstetrics, emergency medicine, behavioral health, cancer care, bariatric, and orthopedics. St. Vincent's was founded in 1903 by the Daughters of Charity.

St. Vincent’s Health Services is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Vincent's Health Services-, you will have the opportunity to

Assists with basic patient care activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Assists patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living and transfers/transport.
  • Reports findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
  • Assists with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to population specific facilitating timely and individualized care of assigned patients
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to appropriate patient population
  • Adheres to organizational safety practices and standards
  • Other Duties as assigned
  • Follows safe guidelines and limitations for receiving, transporting, and stocking of intravenous (IV) fluids as related to specified essential job duties. Ensures that intravenous (IV) fluids are kept safe and secure, have not been tampered with and are not expired. Intravenous(IV) fluids are defined as solutions containing 5 % dextrose, 0.9 % sodium chloride or combinations of these two solutions.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified Nurse Aide credentialed from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Certified Heart Saver AED credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Certified Heart Saver AED credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
Education:
  • HS or Equivalent 
    • High school diploma or equivalent;Graduate of an accredited nursing assistant program
Work Experience:
  • One year acute care preferred

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9).  This law applies to all hires including volunteers and students.

St. Vincent's Health Services participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site)

 

Job ID: 348046
Category: Nursing Support
Facility:
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health Services, CT
Location: Bridgeport, CT

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