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About This Role:
The Pediatrics Nursing Assistant performs assigned patient care tasks and other related unit duties, defined and delegated under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse. Our ideal candidate is a licensed nursing professional and will be accountable for providing care in order to maintain the patient's physical and emotional well being.
Responsibilities: Accurately performs activities of daily living (ADLs): feeding, bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring (walking) and continence, communicates effectively with patient/family, physicians, the interdependent team and other disciplines regarding the care of the patient. Complies with regulatory requirements, patient safety requirements, infection control practices, and other established practice standards, policies and procedures. Provides customer service excellence by understanding the needs of all customers (i.e. patients, families, and staff) and meeting needs in a timely manner.
Shifts Available: 8 hour days /flex schedule between the hours of 7:00am - 7:30pm Monday through Friday with Weekend Rotation
What You Need:
Required: High School diploma or equivalency and training from an accredited Nursing/Medical Assistant Program
Preferred:Some college and training from an accredited Nursing/Medical Assistant Program
Required: one(1) - two(2) years of strong patient care experience in a hospital or long term care setting with a focus on ADLs
Only applicants with the strongest relevant experience will be considered
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.