Nursing Assistant - Pediatric Ambulatory Care Center
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
February 10, 2018
New York, New York
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About This Role:
The Nursing Assistant provides basic nursing care under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse according to established policies and procedures. The Nursing Assistant performs activities necessary to provide for the personal needs, comfort and safety of patients and their families. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Taking Vital signs (i.e., blood pressure, heart and respiratory rate, temperature, and oxygen saturation.)
Recording Intake and output.
Post mortem care.
Providing for patients' personal hygiene needs (e.g., bathing, mouth care, peri-care, and skin care)
Ensuring patient has necessary supplies for daily hygiene needs (e.g., gown, towels, soap)
Change bed linen to ensure patients are clean and comfortable.
Ambulate, transfer, and turn and position patients as directed.
Encourages patients to perform exercises as directed.
Escorts discharged patients out of hospital as directed by RN.
Performs clerical and environmental duties in designated clinical areas as needed.
EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalency and BCLS Certification required.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of (1) year of direct patient care experience, preferably in an acute care setting, with a focus on ADLs. Applicants without experience, but training from an accredited Nursing/Medical Assistant Program will be considered.
10 Hour shifts flexed between 7:00am - 7:30pm with weekend rotation required.
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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Internal Number: 8035582
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and 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.