At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you.
As a health care professional, you've chosen a career where patients matter-a lot. Our Mission and Values put the patient first and place you in a position to improve each day.
We refer to our Nursing Assistants and Techs as Clinical Partners because these roles both are integral to delivering exceptional care.
At Ripon Medical Center, we have a Casual Clinical Partner opening on our Med Surg Floor. This position helps cover open shifts on days, PMs, nights, and weekends. Due to this role being casual (prn, or fill-in), it is not benefit eligible.
AsaClinical Partner,you will learn ways to adaptcareand adjust treatment plans for patients' evolving needs.
As an advocate for each patient, you may comfort these vulnerable peopleand their families, encourage themto improve, and fulfill other roles as needed.
The work can be demanding and emotionally rewarding.
In return, you can expect a work environment where:
Clinical Partnersfeel valued, respected and free to express themselves;
Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose;
Teamwork and collaboration is encouraged, while management is supportive.
If you're a patient advocate first...
If you listen and respond with great care...
If the needs, wants, and goals of each patient matter to you...
Then we'd love to learn more!Please fill out your application today.
Joina network of Clinical Partnersjust as kind and powerful as you.
Assists in performing a variety of nursing care services for patients.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Receives patient care assignment from the registered nurse (RN) in charge. Initiates delegated tasks based on demonstrated competence in performing nursing activities for specific patient age group served.
Collects and documents data for the admission assessment and reassessment at specific times for patient population. Documents and provides appropriate data to the RN and/or LPN for analysis and validation of patient's response to care or treatment and when significant change occurs in the patient's condition.
Contributes to safety and quality care by relaying information via charting and communicating to team members.
Informs licensed nurse of any changes in patient condition/needs, of patient complaints, and of patient/significant other educational needs.
Answers patients' calls for help, takes their vital signs, and monitors their behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration. Assists with baths, ambulating, feeding, skin care, personal and oral hygiene and making occupied and unoccupied beds. Performs dressing changes, enemas, ostomy care, toileting, turning, cough and deep breathing, catheter care, collection of biological specimens, measuring and recording intake and output of fluids.
Prepares patients for discharge and accompanies them upon dismissal as indicated.
Stocks and maintains supplies and equipment in keeping with patient care needs and cost containment. Utilizes time and supplies economically and conscientiously.
Assists with delegated clerical duties such as answering telephones, relaying messages, transcription of physician orders, preparing and organizing the patient's medical record.
Orients new patients and significant others to the nursing unit.
Performs mechanical and manual operation of equipment as recommended in user's manual, with ability to recognize common mechanical problems and initiate appropriate corrective action.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
May perform point of care testing according to policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Completion of an approved nurse aide training program and passing grade on state of work location required exam
No experience required
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.
Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional lifting/moving patients.
Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
Licenses / Certifications:
Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - State of Work Location
Variable Shift (United States of America)
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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