Ascension Health Nurse Aide in Amsterdam, New York

Job ID: 275852

Nurse Aide

Amsterdam, New York

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Nurse Aide

City, State: Amsterdam, NY

Location: St Mary's Hospital

Department: Medical Surgical St Theresa

Additional Job Details: FT Days, 32 Hours, Weekly

About Us

St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, N.Y., part of Ascension, features an award-winning acute care hospital, primary and specialty care centers throughout Fulton and Montgomery counties, more than 30 behavioral health services for persons in Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties, a full continuum of physical rehabilitation services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned exceptional national rankings for excellence in medicine and has a continuing commitment to provide an exceptional patient experience.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Nurse Aide assists with basic patient care activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Assists patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living and transfers/transport.

  • Reports findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.

  • Assists with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly.

  • Provides for patients psychosocial and spiritual needs & special conditions. Develops & maintains cooperative and therapeutic relationships with residents, families and other staff

  • Initiates patient rounds routinely, responds to patient call lights in a reasonable timeframe & responds to patient safety concerns promptly

  • Accurately measures and documents vital signs and notifies nurse of abnormal results

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Certified Nurse Aide credentialed from the New York Department of Health - Nurse Aide Registry obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education & Work Experience:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • Previous experience as a CNA and High School Education or equivalent required.

  • Associate's degree in a related field preferred.

  • Successful completion of certified nurse aide training program.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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