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Nurse Assistant - Patient Safety Sitting (Thur-Sat 7A-7P)\n \n \n \n \n\n \n \nFull Time\n \n \n \n \n\n \n \nWashington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR\n \n \n \n \n\n \n \nPatient Safety Sitting\n \n \n \n \n\n \n \n7AM to 7PM\n \n \n \n \n\n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n\n \n \nJO-2309-49763\n \n \n \n \n\n \n \n9/11/2023\n \n \n \n \n\n \n \nGeneral Support\n \n \n\n
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Washington Regional
Washington Regional Medical Center is our region’s only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work … and give back to each other.

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Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others – patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other – as we would want to be treated.

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Position Summary
This position, under close supervision of a licensed nurse, is responsible for assisting the nursing staff in caring for patients. Primary duties are focused on direct patient care activities that assist the nursing staff with obtaining favorable patient outcomes and include but are not limited to vital signs, intake and output, bathing, hygiene, assisting with meals, ambulation and transportation of patients. This position may retrieve and transport select medications and blood products, including transportation of a sealed medication tray for the purpose of crash cart exchange. The nursing assistant will not participate in the administration or distribution of medications directly to patients. The nursing assistant is responsible for helping the department meet its goal with regard to quality of care, budget, patient satisfaction, national patient safety goals, and regulatory requirements. This position has exposure to body fluids, radiation and communicable disease. The majority of work time is spent standing and/or walking of short distances, with frequent pushing, pulling, and lifting of up to 100 lbs. (with assistance), and occasional carrying of up to 25 lbs. A culturally and linguistically diverse patient population is served including adolescents, adults and geriatrics, with the majority being adults and geriatrics. 

Licenses/Certifications Required
Diploma/GED, CPR within 90 days of Date of Hire

Specific Educational or Skill Competencies Required
Effective communication skills and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions and the ability to operate standard office equipment. Successful completion of high school studies or G.E.D. is required. Familiarity with patient care procedures is required as usually demonstrated by completion of a nursing assistant training program or completion of a first semester of an accredited nursing program. Knowledge of medical terminology is strongly recommended. State certification as a nursing assistant is encouraged, but not required. Completion of CPR is encouraged during the orientation period.

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Nurse Assistant - Patient Safety Sitting (Thur-Sat 7A-7P)

Washington Regional Medical Center

Washington Regional Medical Center

Fayetteville, AR, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Nurse Assistant - Patient Safety Sitting (Thur-Sat 7A-7P) Full Time Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR Patient Safety Sitting 7AM to 7PM   JO-2309-49763 9/11/2023 General Support

Washington Regional
Washington Regional Medical Center is our region’s only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work … and give back to each other.

Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others – patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other – as we would want to be treated.

Position Summary
This position, under close supervision of a licensed nurse, is responsible for assisting the nursing staff in caring for patients. Primary duties are focused on direct patient care activities that assist the nursing staff with obtaining favorable patient outcomes and include but are not limited to vital signs, intake and output, bathing, hygiene, assisting with meals, ambulation and transportation of patients. This position may retrieve and transport select medications and blood products, including transportation of a sealed medication tray for the purpose of crash cart exchange. The nursing assistant will not participate in the administration or distribution of medications directly to patients. The nursing assistant is responsible for helping the department meet its goal with regard to quality of care, budget, patient satisfaction, national patient safety goals, and regulatory requirements. This position has exposure to body fluids, radiation and communicable disease. The majority of work time is spent standing and/or walking of short distances, with frequent pushing, pulling, and lifting of up to 100 lbs. (with assistance), and occasional carrying of up to 25 lbs. A culturally and linguistically diverse patient population is served including adolescents, adults and geriatrics, with the majority being adults and geriatrics. 

Licenses/Certifications Required
Diploma/GED, CPR within 90 days of Date of Hire

Specific Educational or Skill Competencies Required
Effective communication skills and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions and the ability to operate standard office equipment. Successful completion of high school studies or G.E.D. is required. Familiarity with patient care procedures is required as usually demonstrated by completion of a nursing assistant training program or completion of a first semester of an accredited nursing program. Knowledge of medical terminology is strongly recommended. State certification as a nursing assistant is encouraged, but not required. Completion of CPR is encouraged during the orientation period.