Nursing Attendant/Mobility Aid (CNA) - Full-time Days - Mount Sinai Morningside

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


The Nursing Assistant - Mobility Aid is an individual who functions in a support role to the Registered Professional Nurse or Therapy team by providing direct, mobility-related patient care activities as assigned.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

- Performs and records patient's vital signs, such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature and respirations.

- Assists patient with ambulation, transfers out of bed, and all levels of mobilization, as directed by Nursing and Therapy teams.

- Assists patients in performing ROM, therapeutic exercise and activities of daily living, as directed by Nursing and Therapy teams.

- Provides for safe and comfortable lifting, positioning and ambulation of patients in accordance with the principles of good body mechanics. Utilizes mechanical devises as necessary.

- Participates in daily huddles and interdisciplinary rounds related to patient mobility status and goals.

- Reports pertinent information and observations regarding patients to the registered nurse.

- Observes, reports, and records specific patient data, behaviors and responses to treatment on the appropriate flow sheet/EMR.

- Maintains a safe, clean and functional environment, including ensuring for the comfortable movement of the patient.

- Cleans mobility equipment and assistive devices between patient use, in compliance with infection prevention policies.

- Maintains storage of mobility related equipment in a safe, clean, uncluttered and tidy manner.

- Provides support to the family/significant others.

- Works in a safe manner and provides for the safety of patients and other employees.

- Utilizes aggression control measures in the care of patients who are verbally or physically threatening.

- Communicates information and basic instructions to patients, families, and visitors.


Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Completed training as a medical assistant or nursing 
  • BLS

Experience Requirements

  • Prefer relevant experience in an inpatient health care setting

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 comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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