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Nursing Assistant - Medical Surgical unit (9992)

  • WellStar Health System
  • Austell, GA, USA
  • Nov 07, 2017
ID: 8601147 VIEWS: 2 Full time Health Care

Job Description

Job Description:

WellStar Cobb Hospital is the 3rd largest hospital within the WellStar Health System. With over 382 licensed beds and 2,000 plus employees, Cobb Hospital is located in Austell, GA which is just 15 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta near Marietta . WellStar Cobb Hospital recently expanded its surgical services, emergency room, laboratory, and behavioral health facilities. We are conveniently located near the silver comet trail, shopping plazas, popular restaurants, as well as easy access to public transportation. Our campus is very diverse, rapidly growing and family oriented. WellStar Cobb Hospital has been named "Top 100" U.S. Hospitals for its Five Star Community value index. Cobb Hospital is a place where our employees are not only proud and passionate about what they do, but they are committed to providing Worldclass healthcare to our patients and the communities we serve. Nursing Assistant - Care Partner Full Time 7a-7p Great benefits! Care Partner (CP) is a support care provider who functions under the direction of the clinical nurse (Registered Professional Nurse). The CP primary focus will be to promote a positive patient experience by partnering with the patient, family and other health care providers to provide excellence in customer service and assistance with daily living activities and comfort measures. The CP assists other health care providers with safe, age appropriate and culturally aware care by performing basic patient care functions; i.e. ADL's, ambulation, vital signs, approved advanced technical procedures; i.e. phlebotomy, simple treatments, dressing changes, oral suctioning, and discontinuing Foley catheters; transporting supplies/equipment/patient medications. May be required to support clinical care by performing clerical functions including computer order entry, retrieval of data, maintaining unit supplies, transporting supplies/equipment/patient medications, preparing and maintaining patient charts, providing customer service and acting as the central communication source on the nursing unit and other activities as necessary. The CP must be able to work in a fast paced environment which requires multi-tasking activities and ongoing communication with the registered nurse. Must be able to perform under stressful conditions with a compassionate, respectful and helpful manner. Must be able to take direction from a variety of care providers. Must be organized with excellent communication skills. Required Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent from accredited program required; Required Minimum Experience: Six (6) months clinical experience in acute care setting, long-term care facility, physician office/clinic, or other direct clinical patient care experience or minimum one (1) semester clinical in an Associate or Baccalaureate degree nursing program. One year experience and/or certification as a Medical Assistant preferred. Ability to enter information into an electronic medical record. Basic medical terminology required. Required Minimum Certification: Must have a valid/current BLS card from the American Heart Association by the first day of employment. Required Skills : Ability to read, write and speak the English language; Basic computer skills required; Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; Ability to collaborate with other health care providers in the provision of patient care; Ability to multi-task essential; Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential; Strong detail orientation required; Computer skills required; Personal time management skills are required. Closing WellStar Benefits include: * Concierge Services: Employees use the free concierge service to take care of day-to-day errands such as dry cleaning pick-up, oil changes, grocery shopping, assist in researching and arranging travel plans, and helps with planning family events. * Health Coverage: Competitive healthcare premiums and coverage for employees and dependents. Bariatric surgeries performed within the WellStar network are covered 100%. Employees have access to our on-site pharmacy for prescriptions at discounted rates and the use of payroll deduction. * Work-Life Balance Programs: WellStar's commitment to your work-life balance is shown by offering flexible schedules, telecommuting, job sharing, and flex time. We offer on-site child care, backup care and elder assistance care. * Wellness Programs: Employees can stay active by using our on-site fitness center with discounted fitness classes. We provide a weekly farmers basket program that lets employees buy fresh local produce at an average price of $16.00 or less a basket. * Recognition Programs: Employees receive recognition through several WellStar programs; The Winners of WellStar (WOW) program lets employees recognize and reward their peers with awards and gifts. * Parental Benefits: Full-time employees receive 120 hours of paid maternity or paternity leave; benefit eligible part-time employees receive 6

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