Strength Through Diversity
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Nursing Attendant – Radiology MRI – Part Time
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Nursing Attendant is an individual who functions in a support role to the Registered Professional Nurse by providing direct patient care and related activities as assigned.
- Assists the nursing staff in performing selected nursing procedures and functional tasks to specific patients
- Provides direct physical care, and/or one to one/special observation to selected patients under supervision
- Carries out procedures as taught such as Vital signs (Temperature, Pulse, Respirations, Blood Pressure, pulse oximetry and pain ratings
- Assists with patients’ examinations treatments and procedures
- Assists with lifting, positioning. moving and ambulating patients using body mechanics as instructed
- Transports patients by wheelchair, stretcher or bed
- Escorts ambulatory patients
- Escorts patients outside of the hospital as necessary
- Goes on errands as necessary
- Aware of the need for safety devices; applies or assists with application as taught.
- Cares for patient’s personal possessions and reports presence of valuables to the nurse or unit secretary.
- Answers call lights, attends to the patient’s needs and/or reports patient’s concerns and requests to the nurse
- Reports pertinent information and observations regarding patients to the nurse
- Communicates information and basic instructions to patients, families and visitors
- Participates in exchange of patient daily report and nursing care conferences
- Attends staff and educational meetings
- Works safely and provides for the safety of patients and others
- Maintains neat and clean patient and service areas.
- Performs patient observation for safety, constant and/or every 20 minutes checks of assigned observation status.
- Communicates information and basic instructions to patients, families, and visitors.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Relevant experience in an inpatient health care setting preferred
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.
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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.