Nurse Assistant

Location: WK Pierremont
Department: Nursing Service - NS-ICU
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 11:00 PM-7:00 AM
Date Posted: 7/20/2021
Description: Complex intensive care unit seeks a Nursing Assistant to assist with the care of critically ill patients. The individual would provide direct care for specific patient groups in cooperation with other team members, communicate pertinent information to patient care team, and
cooperate and interact with all healthcare providers. Some duties would include assisting patients with meals, including feeding if needed; recording calorie counts, diet and percentage of nutritional intake, and reporting to the nurse. Assisting with daily CHG bathing, turning, skin care and any additional cleaning needed by the patient during the shift.

1:1 monitoring class and CPI training is required but can be scheduled after hire date. These courses are required due to patients who are admitted to the ICU with a risk of suicide.

Excellent customer service would be needed for receiving calls over the patient intercom and answering telephones to receive and relay messages, sending and receiving materials through the pneumatic tube system, and informing the nurse manager or team leader of patient and unit activities and information.

Willis-Knighton is an equal opportunity employer and thus, manages its employment and employee relations policies, practices and benefits without regard to age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status where otherwise qualified.