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Seasonal PRN SNU Nurse Asst Cert II

2021-05-26
  • Part Time

Job Description

Join our team! Seasonal PRN with Premium Pay available. Contact us for specific rates and terms. Laredo Medical Center's (LMC) Skilled Nursing unit is now hiring a Seasonal PRN SNU Nurse Asst Cert II to work at LMC's 326 bed acute care hospital. The department is an 18 bed unit in the main campus of Laredo Medical Center. Opportunities to work with the geriatric population as well as rehabilitation for many other post-acute needs including surgical, neurological, cardiac and more. Employees in this units report directly to the Director of Nursing. The Hospital is located in sunny Laredo, Texas, just 150 miles south of historic San Antonio. Sign-on and relocation bonuses are available for eligible applicants! Read a full position description below.

Join our team! Seasonal PRN with Premium Pay available. Contact us for specific rates and terms. Laredo Medical Center's (LMC) Skilled Nursing unit is now hiring a Seasonal PRN SNU Nurse Asst Cert II to work at LMC's 326 bed acute care hospital. The department is an 18 bed unit in the main campus of Laredo Medical Center. Opportunities to work with the geriatric population as well as rehabilitation for many other post-acute needs including surgical, neurological, cardiac and more. Employees in this units report directly to the Director of Nursing. The Hospital is located in sunny Laredo, Texas, just 150 miles south of historic San Antonio. Sign-on and relocation bonuses are available for eligible applicants! Read a full position description below.

Performs various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating. Collects non-invasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs but does not start or administer intravenous fluids. Aids physicians and nursing staff members with procedures if needed. Documents patient interactions as needed. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a registered nurse or manager. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Assists in the admission of patients to the Nursing Unit.
  • Assists assigned patients with activities of daily living.
  • Provides patient care as assigned in accordance with patients' needs and LMC policy
  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.                                                                
  • Ensures emergencies are immediately and appropriately addressed according to LMC policy and procedure.                                                                        
  • Participates in organizational and professional activities.                         
  • Participates in GG code = Functional Abilities and Goals.
  • Participates in Compression Care Plan (Federal Tag 483.20)                                                             
  • Participates in the Activity Program:
  • Participates in the Quality Assurance and Quality Assurance and Improvement Plans                                                                     
  • Provides care in Dementia Treatment:                                                                               
  • Actively participated in the Texas Health and Human Service (DADs)
  • Assists with Screening

Applicants Job Requirements Include:

  • Current and valid Texas Nurse Aide Registry by the Texas Department of Human Services required.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred or experience.
  • 1-2 years Nursing home or long term care experience preferred
  • BLS. Must be completed prior to patient contact.
  • Must successfully pass any pre-employment
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