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Sharp HealthCare Nursing Assistant - NA in La Mesa, California

Sharp HealthCare

Facility:Sharp Grossmont Hospital

CityLa Mesa

DepartmentPhysical Rehab

Job Status

Per Diem

Shift

Evening Job

FTE

0.0

Shift Start Time

Shift End Time

11:30 PM

Location: This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County

Hours: Per Diem position - 3 pm - 11 30 pm with 1 weekend shift

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to perform all baseline resident/patient care skills under guidance of Licensed Nurse

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

  • Effective interpersonal and customer skills

    Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • One year recent Nursing Assistant experience in Geriatric setting and/or one year recent Nursing Assistant experience in an Acute Care hospital

  • Completion of a Nursing Assistant training course

  • Proficient Computer skills

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

    Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Summary

The Nursing Assistant - NA performs patient care activities, treatments, and services. Adheres to universal precautions. Considers the age, cultural, psychosocial and physical needs of patients when providing care. Prepares patient room/gurneys/chair prior to admission/visit. Assists with positioning, ambulation, transporting, transferring and/or discharging of patients. Answers patient call lights and/or responds to patient requests for assistance per department standard. Provides explanation to patient/family prior to administering care and answers questions.

Grossmont Rehabilitation Centers Physical Rehab unit is a 30-bed mixed unit providing comprehension care for acute rehabilitation patients recovering from traumatic injury or major illness as well as various types of medical and surgical patients. Due to the diversity of our patient population, our nurses are exposed to a unique amount of medical and surgical experience. Our staff is friendly and also diverse in age and culture. We use a primary nurse model of care, have nursing assistant support, work with an interdisciplinary team, and have self-scheduling. Grossmont Rehabilitation Center is certified by the California Association of Rehabilitations Facilities and also has a certification for our Stroke Program from the Joint Commission. We are committed to supporting our patients in their recovery, whether it is a 24 hour visit or 3 week hospitalization.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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