Ascension Health Nurse Assistant-Certified (CNA) / St. Vincent's Medical Center (Bridgeport, CT) / FT Rotating (36 Hours Weekly) in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Additional Job Information

Title: Nurse Assistant-Cert

City, State: Bridgeport,CT

Location: St Vincent's Medical Center

Department: 10 SOUTH

Additional Job Details: FT,Rotating, 36 hours,Weekly

Marketing Statement

Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent’s Health Services (SVHS) is a mission-driven organization committed to serving the poor and underserved. SVHS is a leading Connecticut healthcare system at the forefront in patient safety and quality, with a focus on creating holistic, compassionate environments. SVHS, a member of Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic and largest non-profit healthcare system, offers regional centers of excellence in cardiology, surgery, cancer care, orthopedics, diagnostics, women’s and family services, behavioral health, senior health and an array of specialized services all in a comfortable, patient-centered environment. SVHS comprises St. Vincent’s Medical Center, St. Vincent’s College, St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services and St. Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation. It has received a Leapfrog “A” Safety Score two consecutive years, Magnet recognition and is a US News & World “Best Hospital” overall and in 6 specialties for 2013-2014.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Nurse Assistant-Certified (CNA) assists with basic patient care activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Assists patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living and transfers/transport.

  • Reports findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.

  • Assists with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to population specific facilitating timely and individualized care of assigned patients

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to appropriate patient population

  • Adheres to organizational safety practices and standards

  • Other Duties as assigned

  • Follows safe guidelines and limitations for receiving, transporting, and stocking of intravenous (IV) fluids as related to specified essential job duties.

  • Ensures that intravenous (IV) fluids are kept safe and secure, have not been tampered with and are not expired. Intravenous(IV) fluids are defined as solutions containing 5 % dextrose, 0.9 % sodium chloride or combinations of these two solutions.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Certified Nurse Aide credentialed from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Certified Heart Saver AED credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certified Heart Saver AED credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education and Work Experience:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • High school diploma or equivalent;Graduate of an accredited nursing assistant program

  • One year acute care preferred

How To Apply

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For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent’s Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment, selection, placement, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay, or any other employment decision made by St. Vincent’s Health Services based on the needs of St. Vincent’s Health Services and the job related qualifications and abilities of the candidates, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, union affiliation, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, job assignments, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

St. Vincent’s Health Services is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

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E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to individuals hired, including PRN, part-time and temporary employees, volunteers and students.

Additionally, St Vincent's Healthcare is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a web based program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS Verification Division, and the Social Security Administration that supplements the current I-9 eligibility verification process. The program determines whether the information provided by the new hire matches government records and whether the new hire is authorized to work in the United States.