Nursing Assistant - NA

Sharp Healthcare San Diego, CA
Location

This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County.

Hours

Full time: 7am to 7:30pm; every other weekends.

Required Skills and Qualifications

* Knowledge of basic patient/resident care skills.

* Effective interpersonal skills.

* Ability to perform all baseline resident / patient care skills under guidance of Licensed Nurse.

* Fluent knowledge (written and spoken) of English.

* One year recent nursing assistant experience.

* Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) required.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

* Experience in geriatric setting preferred OR One-year recent experience in an acute care hospital preferred.

* Comparable to certified nursing assistant course preferred.

Summary

The Nursing Assistant – NA collaborates with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) in the delivery of quality patient/resident care under the direction of a licensed nurse. Delivers care with consideration to age specific needs/care. Contributes to overall unit functions.

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego's largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

Essential Physical Requirements may include:

* Sitting

* Walking

* Standing

* Twisting (trunk)

* Twisting (neck)

* Bending (waist)

* Flexing/Extending (neck)

* Gripping/Grasping

* Fine Manipulation / Pinching

* Reaching below shoulder level

* Reaching above shoulder level

* Kneeling

* Squatting

* Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)

* Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)

* Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer

* Car transfers

* Lift up to 50 pounds

* Push/Pull over 100 pounds

* Carry up to 25 pounds

Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: Health Care Assistant-HCA, Health Care Assistant, HCA, Nursing Assistant, NA, Unit Clerk

Similar jobs you might like