Community Health Nursing Assistant
The Miriam Hospital - Providence, RI

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Description : The Community Health Nursing Assistant under general supervision of the attending Physician and/or a Registered Nurse, and in accordance with established policies and procedures, screens, performs vital signs and point of care testing. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age-specific needs of the geriatric or adult patient. Fosters patient and family centered care and nursing services in accordance with the Lifespan and The Miriam Hospital's mission, vision, values, with consideration of the life span, including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns in the community health setting.
Qualifications : High School graduate or equivalent. Completion of formal certified nursing assistant training program. Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages, and cultural patterns in each step of the care process. Read, write and speak English; bilingual preferred Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, families, physicians, staff, volunteers and community agencies. Ability to perform responsibilities in emergency/code situations, including CPR. Prior experience/training in performing vital signs and point of care testing. Healthcare environment such as community and ancillary healthcare enterprises. Works with medical equipment and has direct patient contact. Any potential hazards are minimized by adherence to established safety procedures and precautions including use safety equipment and protective clothing. Walks and stands intermittently throughout the day. May be exposed to electrical and energy hazards. May lift supplies up to 50 pounds

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