Nurse Aide - Long Term Care VAU 8hrs/wk Evening Shift, Rotating Weekends
Company: Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Job Title: Nurse Aide
Job Code: 102032
Location: Lincoln Campus
At Madonna, we combine heartfelt hospitality with incomparable
innovation and education. Our clinical expertise, world-class
research and state of the art equipment empower us to help all
patients, even those whose diagnoses pose the most complex
challenges. Our investment in the exceptional talent,
groundbreaking technology and progressive treatments is changing
the face of rehabilitation.
Other hospitals treat patients, we change lives! Madonna
Miracles and breakthrough moments happen every day; when patients
who could not previously walk or speak independently, joyfully
celebrate when they hear: Now You Can
The Madonna Nursing Aides (NA) are critical to a positive patient
experience! NAs are responsible for understanding and implementing
the patient care plan and to deliver quality care within the
clinical services systems and according to Madonna's philosophy and
mission. NAs serve on the patient care team, including direct
patient care as an unlicensed professional and under the direct
supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). The NA incorporates primary
job functions and other duties related to the holistic care of the
patient, dependent upon the work are and/or patient populations to
which they are assigned. Reports to the Nurse Manager, Assistant
Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse, Administrative Manager or Staff RN.
Responsible for reporting adverse patient condition changes to
supervisor. Responsible for internal and external customer
relations by upholding the mission and values of the facility.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
- Understand and utilize individual job description, program and
facility policies and operational definitions to ensure quality
- Compile and coordinate patient care information to meet program
and patient goals.
- Compute, compare, and document patient care data to provide
accurate information for the medical record.
- Properly charge patients for billable supplies to ensure
- Instruct and orient new staff to department, environment and
- Communicate (speak-signal) with licensed nurse and other
nursing staff members, regarding patient condition, changes,
concerns, patient goals achieved to ensure quality service
- Serve/attend to the direct care needs of patients and families
including transfers, ambulation, repositioning and
- Communicate to patient, family and co-workers in a respectful
manner to maintain a positive customer oriented approach.
- Receive directions from a licensed nurse for patient plan of
care in order to meet patient's goals.
- Take instruction from licensed nurse to perform other functions
as assigned in order to achieve the goals within the department and
clinical services systems.
- Maintain and assure a safe environment for the department.
Handle and operate all necessary equipment and perform required
duties according to established safety standards to maintain
compliance with regulations and prevent injury.
- Stock and reorder supplies.
- Ensure cleanliness of equipment and environment.
Medium work with frequent lifting. Manual patient transfer or
reposition which does not exceed the equivalent of 35 pounds of
force to lift, push or pull. Requires sufficient strength to
produce 50 pounds of force to push a wheelchair with a 300-pound
individual on level surfaces. Constant walking with maximum
duration of up 30 minutes sustained walking on tile, carpet and
other surfaces. Must tolerate frequent standing with sustained
periods of up to 1 hour on tile, carpet, and shower surfaces. Must
tolerate frequent sitting with sustained periods of up to 1 hour.
Frequent reaching with both arms at low, waist, and high levels.
Frequent grasping of both hands for transfers and repositioning
requiring normal grip strength based on national averages. Frequent
stooping, bending, and twisting are required for patient care.
Constant near visual acuity to evaluate and monitor patients.
Ordinary hearing and speaking skills. Routinely exposed to
Successful completion of the State approved nurse aide training
program which includes the 75 hour classroom, written, and
competency skill exams and meets current Nebraska registry
requirements. Incumbent must be 18 years of age or older.
Background checking is conducted on applicants for this position
with the agencies as required by Nebraska State regulations, in
addition to any other agencies as determined by Madonna. Applicants
must sign authorization forms (when required by the agency) to
release information to Madonna.
MEDICAL DEVISES used in work, include but not
- Beds, wheelchairs, stretchers
- Bed scale
- Digital wheelchair/standing scale
- Oral/Tympanic thermometer
- Paging device
- Trauma tub
- Transfer/repositioning devices
- Tub chair lift
- Workstation on Wheels (WOW)
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Madonna is an Equal Opportunity
NOW YOU CAN :
Turn your work into your lifes mission. See first-hand impact on
members and their families. Learn new skills and advance your
career. Love your job and your team. Go home at the end of the day
knowing that you have made a difference!
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