Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Nursing Assistant - Pediatrics in New York, New York

Nursing Assistant – Pediatrics

Job Posting Number: 21719

Allied Health – All

New York,NY

April 25, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

About This Role

The Pediatrics Nursing Assistant performs assigned patient care tasks and other related unit duties, defined and delegated under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse. Our ideal candidate is a licensed nursing professional and will be accountable for providing care in order to maintain the patient’s physical and emotional well being.

Responsibilities: Accurately performs activities of daily living (ADLs): feeding, bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring (walking) and continence, communicates effectively with patient/family, physicians, the interdependent team and other disciplines regarding the care of the patient. Complies with regulatory requirements, patient safety requirements, infection control practices, and other established practice standards, policies and procedures. Provides customer service excellence by understanding the needs of all customers (i.e. patients, families, and staff) and meeting needs in a timely manner.

Schedule: 12 hour night shift – 7:00pm – 7:30am Monday through Friday with Weekend Rotation

What You Need

EDUCATION

  • Required: High School diploma or equivalency

  • Preferred:Some college and training from an accredited Nursing/Medical Assistant Program

EXPERIENCE

  • Preferred: two(2) or more years of strong patient care experience in a hospital or long term care setting with a focus on ADLs

  • Only applicants with the strongest relevant experience will be considered

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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