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Stanford Health Care Nursing Assistant II, AAU L6, .8 - Nights in Palo Alto, California

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L6 is a 22 bed, inpatient unit in the new hospital. We serve a variety of patient populations but mostly Medicine and Orthopaedic.

Under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse, and in accordance with Hospital policies and procedures, the Nursing Assistant (NA) provides basic direct and indirect care as a member of the patient care team. The direct patient care activities are related to the following: measuring, recording and reporting patient information, provision of or assistance with activities of daily living, and simple treatments and procedures. The NA recognizes and addresses age-appropriate and cultural needs when caring for patients. In addition, the NA assists in maintaining the patient and unit environment in a clean, orderly condition.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education:

  • None required

Experience:

  • None required

License/Certification:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Ability to accurately, completely, and independently perform the reading, writing, and arithmetic required by the job

  • Ability to be patient and courteous and use active listening skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, patients, and families, both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to demonstrate customer service skills in interactions with all patients, families and staff, including high volume and stressful situations

  • Ability to learn standard nursing procedures used in patient care; elicit information related to patient symptoms

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

  • Ability to provide appropriate care based on the needs of the specific individuals, including age

  • Ability to solve problems effectively using appropriate resources; is productive in workflow, skills, and organization

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the job

  • Ability to take and record patients' vital signs

  • Ability to transport patients as needed for admission, discharge, procedures, etc

  • Knowledge of basic principles, methods, medical terminology, and procedures of nursing aide work as applied to patient care

  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area

  • Knowledge of standard asepsis, hygiene, and infection control procedures

  • Knowledge of standard charting procedures

  • Knowledge of standard instruments and equipment used in routine patient examinations and treatment

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

At Stanford Health Care, we seek to provide patients with the very best in diagnosis and treatment, with outstanding quality, compassion and coordination. With an unmatched track record of scientific discovery, technological innovation and translational medicine, Stanford Medicine physicians are pioneering leading edge therapies today that will change the way health care is delivered tomorrow.

As part of our spirit of discovery, we also leverage our deep relationships with luminary Silicon Valley companies to develop new ways to deliver preeminent patient care.

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