Nursing Assistant I, St. Vincent Hospital, 3S Cardiac Neuro, - Casual
Company: Highmark Inc.
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Under the direct supervision of the nurse, provides for the
care, safety, comfort and privacy of patients based on their
individual needs. May perform duties in a variety of settings
including the patient's place of residence.
- Provides, obtains or performs and documents direct patient care
and activities such as: activities of daily living, skin survey,
vital signs, ambulation, specimen collection, intake and output,
meal consumption, height and weight, blood glucose
testing/monitoring, point of care testing, bladder scanning,
transporting of patients and their charts, documentation of O2,
assistance with exams, treatments and procedures. May also complete
12 lead EKG testing. This work may involve providing services at
the patient's place of residence. (30%)
- Participates in quality and patient satisfaction initiatives
which may include hourly rounding promoting safety such as fall
prevention, hand washing, isolation protocol and maintaining and
orderly environment. (30%)
- Reports changes in patient's physical, mental and emotional
conditions, as well as any issues or concerns identified to nursing
- Participates in unit activities such as supply stocking,
patient transport, and equipment/appliance cleaning, checks and
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- High school diploma or GED; or one to three months related
experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education
- CPR certification.
- For Home Health work, appropriate state licensure.
- CNA certification.
- Previous Nursing Assistant experience.
Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate
the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of
work performed by employees within this job title. It may not
contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities,
and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
Compliance Requirement: This job adheres to the ethical and
legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the
code of business conduct and company policies.
As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have
access to covered information, cardholder data, or other
confidential customer information that must be protected at all
times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both
the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy
Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines
established within the Company's Handbook of Privacy Policies and
Practices and Information Security Policy.
Furthermore, it is every employee's responsibility to comply
with the company's Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is
not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws,
rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training
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against qualified individuals based on their status as protected
veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit
discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity
or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or
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action to employ and advance in employment individuals without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual
orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or
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