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Nursing Assistant - St. Vincent's East - Nights

We Are Hiring

Position: Nursing Assistant
Department: 5 West - MedSurg
Location: St Vincent's East – Trussville, AL
Shift: Night Shift; 3 -12 hour shifts and every 3rd weekend
7pm-7am

Why Join Ascension?

In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
 
Ascension is 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, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
 
Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As a Nursing Assistant with St. Vincent's Health System, you will have the opportunity to assist with basic patient care activities.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Assists with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Assists in providing care appropriate to population specific facilitating timely and individualized care of assigned patients.
  • 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.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider through American Heart Association obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                        
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
 
E-Verify Statement
St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.  
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Job ID: 416480
Category: Nursing Support
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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