Nursing Attendant (MSW) - PACU (Full-Time) Evenings 4:00pm to 12 midnight

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

PACU - REQ #80801


Job Title Nursing Attendant

 

Roles & Responsibilities: 
  • Assists the nursing staff in performing selected nursing procedures and functional tasks to specific patients
  • Transports patients by wheelchair, stretcher or bed
  • Assists with lifting, positioning. moving and ambulating patients using body mechanics as instructed
  • Assists with patients’ examinations treatments and procedures
  • Carries out procedures as taught
  • Provides direct physical care, and/or one to one observation to selected patients under supervision
  • Provides care to the body of deceased patients in preparation for removal to the morgue.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completed training a s medical assistant or nursing
  • Prefer relevant experience in an inpatient health care setting
  • BCLS and/or Heart Saver (CPR) certification - National Board Certified
  • MS Office Suite - Intermediate

General Skills and Competencies 

  • Ability to read, write, understand and speak English in a clear and concise manner.
  • Visual and aural acuity to assess patient within parameters of job responsibilities.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals.
  • Oriented to consumer satisfaction.

 Level of Physical Activity Required  - Heavy

 

Describe Work Environment

Strenuous Physical Activity (e.g., frequent and sustained lifting, carrying, etc.)

Exposure to Infectious Materials (e.g., fluids, solids, tissue and/or other waste products)Exposed to a variety of clinical conditions, technologies and environmental settings Physical stamina, manual dexterity to perform a variety of tasks and skills in area of Assignment

 

 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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