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Nursing Assistant (NA)

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

Job Description:

Description
Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Fort Smith is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America's Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2023. A career at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Fort Smith, a 50-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepiont Health and Mercy, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people who need continued care to recover completely.
You have specialized skills and our patients in the Fort Smith 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: -



- - - - - -Night 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 culture


What 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 assigned

Qualifications

CPR/BCLS Certification -
Minimum six months experience in an acute or long term facility preferred
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Fort Smith is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced the debilitating effects of a severe injury or illness. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Keywords: Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Fort Smith, Fort Smith , Nursing Assistant (NA), Other , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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