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Nursing Assistant (NA)

Company: Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Springfield
Location: Springfield
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescriptionMercy Rehabilitation Hospital – Springfield is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America's Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2023. A career at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital – Springfield, an inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health and Mercy, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the "Queen City of the Ozarks" who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Springfield metropolitan area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!Our Benefits:

  • Various shift availabilities
  • Tuition assistance/reimbursement
  • Low nurse-to-patient ratios
  • Expansive benefit package including PTO plan, 401k + Match, and insurance coverage
  • Professional development and advancement opportunities
  • Targeted approach to career development
  • Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
  • Superior quality patient outcomes
  • Supportive leadership and cultureWhat you will do in this role:
    • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age
    • Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower or whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, changing bed linens, cleaning over bed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the day
    • Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning over bed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed
    • Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary
    • Answers patient call lights, anticipates patient's needs and makes rounds to assigned patients.
    • Assists patients with the handling of personal property: dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, etc
    • Reports and, when appropriate, records any changes observed in condition or behavior of patients and unusual incidents
    • Assists licensed nursing staff with treatment procedures
    • Other duties as assignedQualifications
      • CPR/BCLS Certification
      • Minimum six months experience in an acute or long term facility preferred
      • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skillsMercy Rehabilitation Hospital – Springfield provides inpatient rehabilitation services for patients recovering from strokes, brain or spinal cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions. Our rehabilitation hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) as well as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for inpatient rehabilitation. Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Springfield was nationally ranked in the top 6% of rehab hospitals for 2017.

Keywords: Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Springfield, Springfield , Nursing Assistant (NA), Healthcare , Springfield, Missouri

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