Wellforce Nurse Assistant in Medford, Massachusetts
The Nurse Assistant knows and understands the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of Patient Services. Under supervision of the professional nurse, the Nursing Assistant provides basic nursing care to assigned patients.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
High school graduate or equivalent; ability to read, write and comprehend medical terminology. Successful completion of a certified patient care/clinical associate/certified nursing assistant or equivalent course. Successful completion of courses in EKG and Phlebotomy (only for Critical Care and ED). BLS certification required bi-annually.
2-4 years experience in health-care and nursing services experience strongly preferred. Will train on the job if needed.
Good interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work with detailed, confidential material, computer experience required.
? What we offer:
Diverse and dynamic team who provides patient-centered care to our geriatric-psychiatric patients.
Fast-paced environment that provides exceptional learning and growth opportunities.
Our team is made up of both experienced and new staff which creates a successful and positive work environment.
Focus on patient safety and quality, de-escalation techniques, reduction of restraint use and interdisciplinary communication to ensure appropriate plans of care for our patients.
We maintain standards for both Department of Mental Health and Department of Public Health regulations and are proud of the care that we provide.