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363403 Nursing Assistant

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Princeton House Behavioral Health is searching for a full-time Nursing Assistant for Wing 5 STCF. The Nursing Assistant, as directed by the Registered Nurse, provides direct psychiatric and medical care to patients. The Nursing Assistant participates as a member of the treatment team in creating and maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu.Some job functions and duties will include, but are not limited to:¢ Assists nurse in the delivery of nursing care, such as bathing, assisting with feeding, ambulating patients, collecting urine samples, and taking vitals signs.¢ Performs transports as requested (of patients, medications, supplies, and specimens).¢ Performs behavioral observations, completes unit rounds, checks, and monitors patients as assigned.¢ Responsible for orienting patients to the unit, completing patient searches, securing patient's valuables, and belongings at admission, transfers, and discharge.¢ Assists in emergencies and codes according to established protocols.

• High School diploma or equivalent\n• Not required but prefer six months of Nursing Assistant experience.\n\nLicensure, Certification or Registration Requirements: \n• First Aid certification within 3 months of start date\n• Valid driver's license\n\nSpecialized Skills & Knowledge Requirements: \n• Interpersonal skills, customer service orientation, ability to work as a team member, organizational skills.\n• Has a basic knowledge base of psychiatry, chemical dependency, and mental health.\n• Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedures: ability to speak effectively with patients, families and co-workers.\n• Possesses exemplary assessment, communication and documentation abilities.

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Posted: 2020-08-24 Expires: 2020-10-16

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363403 Nursing Assistant

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

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