WellStar Health Systems Nursing Assistant - Cardiac Telemetry in Douglasville, Georgia
Nursing Assistant - Cardiac Telemetry
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At WellStar we deliver world-class healthcare. Over 11,000 individuals work together to meet health demands and needs. To deliver world-class healthcare, we equip our facilities and team members with the best technology, resources, and education. We seek to improve the way we deliver care knowing each day holds more miracles, more life, more chances, more compassion, and more opportunities.
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Nursing Assistant/Care Partner Overview
Our Nursing Assistant/Care Partner is a support care provider who functions under the direction of the clinical RN. The 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. Also assists other health care providers with safe, age appropriate and culturally aware care by performing basic patient care functions such as activities of daily living, ambulation, and vital signs. Will also perform approved advanced technical procedures such as phlebotomy, simple treatments, dressing changes, oral suctioning, and discontinuing foley catheters. 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.
High school diploma or equivalent required
Current BLS card from the American Heart Association required by the first day of employment
Six months of clinical experience in acute care setting, long-term care, facility, physician office/clinic, or other direct clinical patient care experience or one complete semester clinical in an Associate or Baccalaureate degree nursing program
One year experience and/or certification as a Medical Assistant preferred
Basic computer skills required
Ability to enter information into an electronic medical record and basic medical terminology required
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment which requires multi-tasking activities and ongoing communication with the clinical staff
Must also be able to perform under stressful conditions in a compassionate, respectful, and helpful manner while taking direction from a variety of care providers
Organization, strong details orientation, and excellent communication skills are required
Computer skills and personal time management skills required
WellStar is a shining example of what happens when talented and passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the communities we serve. Every time we treat, heal, and encourage a patient toward wellness, we achieve our mission and realize our vision.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
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