Nursing Assistant, Float Pool - Evenings (51751)

Stanford Health Care

Palo Alto,CA  

2020-01-22 2020-02-21
nursing hospital

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**Nursing Assistant, Float Pool - Evenings (51751)**



+ Job Type:Full Time

+ FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:1.0/80

+ Shift:Eves

+ Hours in Shift:8

+ Location:Palo Alto, CA

+ Req:51751



**Job Description**



Under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse, and in accordance with Hospital policies and procedures, the Nursing Assistant (NA) provides basic direct and indirect care as a member of the patient care team. The direct patient care activities are related to the following: measuring, recording and reporting patient information, provision of or assistance with activities of daily living, and simple treatments and procedures. The NA recognizes and addresses age-appropriate and cultural needs when caring for patients. In addition, the NA assists in maintaining the patient and unit environment in a clean, orderly condition.



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**Qualifications**



Minimum Qualifications



Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: None required

Experience: None required

License/Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

Ability to accurately, completely, and independently perform the reading, writing, and arithmetic required by the job

Ability to be patient and courteous and use active listening skills

Ability to communicate effectively with staff, patients, and families, both verbally and in writing

Ability to demonstrate customer service skills in interactions with all patients, families and staff, including high volume and stressful situations

Ability to learn standard nursing procedures used in patient care; elicit information related to patient symptoms

Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

Ability to provide appropriate care based on the needs of the specific individuals, including age

Ability to solve problems effectively using appropriate resources; is productive in workflow, skills, and organization

Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the job

Ability to take and record patients' vital signs

Ability to transport patients as needed for admission, discharge, procedures, etc

Knowledge of basic principles, methods, medical terminology, and procedures of nursing aide work as applied to patient care

Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area

Knowledge of standard asepsis, hygiene, and infection control procedures

Knowledge of standard charting procedures

Knowledge of standard instruments and equipment used in routine patient examinations and treatment



SHC does not discriminate on the basis of Ancestry, Age, Color, Disability, Genetic information, Gender, gender identity, or gender expression, Marital status, Medical condition, Military or veteran status, National origin, Race, Religion, Sex, and Sexual orientation.
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