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Company: Northwest Health
Location: Springdale, AR
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Do you want to be a valued member of a team who plays a critical role in providing excellent care to patients in a hospital setting? If so, consider joining our team as a as a full time Nurse Assistant at the Bentonville hospital.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes
  • Assists nursing service personnel with a variety of patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.
  • Assists with personal hygiene, takes vital signs and changes bed linens.
  • May serve and collect food trays, provide for between-meal nourishment, and clean, sterilize, store and prepare other supplies.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Works under immediate supervision and typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor.

Key qualifications to be considered for this include:

Education

High School diploma or GED

Experience

Six months experience in a direct patient care role. The patient care assistant, certified nurse assistant or other equivalent certification or education may service in lieu of experience.

Licensure/Certification

American Heart Association BLS must be obtained within 90 days

Northwest Health provides inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic imaging, medical, surgical and emergency services to the Bentonville, Springdale, Fayetteville, Johnson and Siloam Springs communities in northwestern Arkansas. We are your family, friends and neighbors, and we work with and for our community to provide quality healthcare.

With a combined active medical staff of more than 540 physicians, 2,200 employees and 487 beds, Northwest Health is one of the largest health networks in Northwest Arkansas with five hospitals and over thirty clinics. Our hospitals include:

  • Northwest Medical Center - Bentonville
  • Northwest Medical Center - Springdale
  • Siloam Springs Regional Hospital
  • Northwest Health Physicians' Specialty Hospital
  • Willow Creek Women's Hospital

Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic regions in America—a perfect blend of urban sophistication and small town charm. If you aren't local and haven't already discovered this, check out www.northwestarkansas.org to see why NWA keeps winning awards as a best place to live.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/M/V) and welcome you to apply.



Qualifications

Experience

Preferred
  • CNA or 6 months of direct patient care

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred
  • C-AHA BLS Basic Cardiac
  • C-AR Cert Nurse Asst


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