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Nursing Assistant - MNO - Part-Time (Plainsboro, NJ)
  • Job ID: 86338
  • Job Category: CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)/ Nursing Assistant
  • Specialty Area: CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)/ Nursing Assista
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: 8-hour shifts, 7:00am - 3:00pm.
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Medicine at Princeton Health
  • Location: Plainsboro, NJ
  • Address: 1 Plainsboro Road
  • Education Required: High School Diploma/GED
  • Experience Required: Less than 1 year
  • Employment Type: Part Time Regular 20+ hrs/wk

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Position Description:
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a part-time Nursing Assistant to join our Medical Neurology Oncology (MNO) unit in Plainsboro, NJ.

The Nursing Assistant, as directed by the Registered Nurse, provides direct medical care to patients. The Nursing Assistant participates as a member of the treatment team in creating and maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu.

Some job functions and duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Assists nurses in the delivery of nursing care in the MNO Department.
• Demonstrates the knowledge and skill as it pertains to patient hygiene, vital signs, emptying and documenting of urine outputs, procedures, etc.
• Performs and documents nursing care activities as assigned, consistent with established procedures.
• Responsible for transferring patients to other units or to the front corridor to be discharged home.
• Participates in keeping the nursing unit, (patient rooms, work stations, and hallways) clean and well organized.
• Obtains, stocks, and organizes patient care and unit supplies.
• Will perform daily audits such as ensuring the temperatures of medication refrigerators are within the specified guidelines and any other audits as assigned by the nurse or nurse manager.
• Regularly performs job tasks in accordance with hospital and department policy and procedure, including appropriate use of equipment, machines, appropriate use in wearing of physical barriers and safety equipment.
• Identifies and reports broken or malfunctioning equipment or needed repairs on the unit.

Minimum Requirements:
Educational Requirements:
• High School Diploma or equivalent - required
• Completion of UAP course or Nursing 101 - required

Licensure, Certification or Registration Requirements:
• Basic Life Saving certification (BLS) - required

Related Work Experience:
• (6) six months of Nursing Assistant experience - preferred

Specialized Skills & Knowledge Requirements:
• Customer Service skills

• Currently enrolled in LPN/RN nursing program with successful completion of Nursing I

Additional Information:
This is a part-time day shift opportunity. The ideal candidate will be available to work 24 hours/week 7:00am - 3:00pm.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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