Holy Name Medical Center




Holy Name Medical Center is a comprehensive 361-bed acute care facility, which provides technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The Medical Center, located in Bergen County, N.J., has nearly 4,000 employees and admits about 30,000 patients each year.

The Medical Center has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. The hospital is known as a high quality, low cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly-trained physicians and staff. That is why ThisPlaceIsDifferent.org.

The Medical Center offers a robust physician network, known as Holy Name Medical Partners, which includes many of the area's most highly respected physicians, from family practitioners to the most sophisticated surgeons and cancer specialists. Each physician provides personal attention and creates an exceptional health care experience for every patient, with well-staffed offices throughout Bergen and Hudson counties that make it easy for patients to schedule appointments at their convenience.

For consecutive 14 years, Holy Name has been listed on NJBIZ Magazine's Best Places to Work, the only hospital in the state to earn the distinction. It remains one of the few independent hospitals and soon to be New Jersey's only independent Catholic hospital.

Specialized Services

Holy Name's family of services also includes the Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing and HNH Fitness, a medically-based fitness center in Oradell, N.J.

The Medical Center also manages the CRUDEM (Center for the Rural Development of Milot) Foundation, which owns and operates Hôpital Sacré Coeur, the largest public healthcare provider in the Milot region of northern Haiti. This 200-bed hospital serves 225,000 people by more than 350 Haitian staff members and Holy Name volunteers.

 

 

 


Awards

Awards & Accreditations

The Joint Commission

Holy Name Medical Center is accredited by the leading healthcare evaluating organization in the US for meeting or exceeding quality and performance standards.

Gold Seal of Approval - Hip and Knee Replacement

Advanced certification awarded by The Joint Commission for quality, consistency and safety in total hip and knee replacement care.

Primary Stroke Care Certification

Holy Name is recognized by The Joint Commission for excellence in care given to stroke patients.

Magnet Recognition

Awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, placing Holy Name Holy Name Medical Center among the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for excellence in patient care.

Radiation Oncology Accredited Facility

Awarded by the American College of Radiology and the American Society for Radiation Oncology for quality in the practice in radiation oncology.

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus/Gold Plus

Awarded for outstanding diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of stroke patients.

American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Holy Name Medical Center's Cancer Center has been designated as an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer accredited program, recognized for promoting high quality, patient-centered cancer care.

Advancing Minimally Invasive Gynecology Worldwide and Surgical Review Corporation

designated Holy Name Medical Center as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology.

Breast Center of Excellence

Awarded by the American College of Radiology for achieving excellence by earning accreditation in breast-imaging accreditation programs and modules.

NJBIZ Magazine

Holy Name Medical Center has been one of NJBIZ's Best Places to Work every year since 2006.

American College of Radiology

Awarded by the American College of Radiology for delivering the highest level of imaging quality, safety and care.

Bariatric Surgery MBSAQIP Accredited – Comprehensive Center

Holy Name Medical Center has been designated a Bariatric Surgery Comprehensive Center by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Society for Simulation in Healthcare Accredited Program

Awarded to The Russell Berrie Institute for Simulation Learning for teaching/education and systems integration.

Echocardiography Accreditation

Holy Name Medical Center is accredited in echocardiography in the area of adult transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).

Surgical Review Corporation

Awarded Center of Excellence status for outstanding performance of robotic surgery.

America's Best Hospitals: Women's Choice Award - Cancer Care

Awarded to healthcare organizations that exhibit excellence in the patient experience.

America's Best Hospitals: Women's Choice Award - Bariatric Surgery

Awarded to healthcare organizations that exhibit excellence in the patient experience.

NICHE

NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) members are dedicated to improving care for older adults by offering evidence-based, interdisciplinary approaches that promote better outcomes, positive experiences and patient-centered services.

 

 

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Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Apr 03, 2020
Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, NJ is currently recruiting a NP or PA for our outpatient independent practice in support of medical oncology group within our Cancer Center. Oncology experience is necessary. 8 am - 6 pm, 4 days a week.
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Apr 03, 2020
Per Diem
Responsible for the complete and accurate registration of all patients in an orderly, expeditious and pleasant manner. Requirements: Education: High School Diploma or equivalent experience Skills: Ability to work independently. Knowledge of medical terminology, requires good communication skills and telephone technique. Must be able to work well under pressure. Experience: Experience with computerized data entry required. 1. Conducts initial interview with patients and gathers general demographic, insurance and health information. 2. Obtains accurate insurance information from patients and/or families.. 3. Explains and Obtains necessary signatures from patient on the appropriate releases and consent forms in a timely manner. 4. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of registration procedures and policies. 5. Obtains Advance Directive information from the patient and gives informational package to those patients who request additional information. 6. Has an understanding of computer terminals and printers in order to perform daily functions. 7. Demonstrates good phone skills. 8. Demonstrates good interview skills. 9. Performs all duties as requested by management team. Exhibits good organizational, time management and teamwork skills which contribute to the operations efficiency. 11. Prioritizes/organizes work assignments and adjusts priorities based on changing situations. 12. Verifies all demographic/financial information for the patient during the registration process with supporting documents and documents the record. 13. Follows up with patient in a timely and personable manner should any information be found incorrect/incomplete. 14. Replies to inquiries from patients, visitors and other parties looking for information clearly and in a timely manner. 15. Collects patient financial responsibilities when applicable (e.g., co-pay, deductible, co-ins and self-pay rates). 16. Welcomes all new and recurring patients or relatives in a courteous prompt manner. 17. Prepares ID bracelet, verifies information prior to placing armband on the patient. 18. Responsible for going to lunch at the assigned time and communicates with management when experiencing delays. 19. Must communicate with nurses/doctors when applicable in a professional manner and maintain professional at all time while on hospital grounds. 20. Answers telephone and other incoming communications in a timely and customer-service oriented manner. 21. Works the Passport QA work list for corrections to registration errors within 2 days from registration date.
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Apr 03, 2020
Per Diem
Environmental Services Associate - Housekeeping/Custodial Worker **NEW RATES* Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, NJ Per Diem EVS Associate - 20-25 Hours per Week 3 pm - 11:30PM and Every Other Weekend both Sat & Sun and Rotating Holidays The Per Diem Environmental Services Associate aids in cleaning patient rooms, various Departments and common areas throughout the Hospital. This position comes with a fantastic training program and plays a vital role within the Hospital. This is a Per Diem position that could lead to Part-Time or Full-Time benefited status or career growth into other Departments within Holy Name Medical Center. Holy Name Medical Center has been rated one of New Jersey's Top 100 Companies by NJBIZ Magazine. The Hospital is situated on a beautiful, suburban campus in Teaneck, NJ. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Apr 01, 2020
Full time
Director, Plant Maintenance & Operations Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, NJ Holy Name Medical Center is a 361-bed, community hospital conveniently located in Northern Bergen County on a beautiful suburban campus. The organization has been in existence since 1925 and has received accolades for being both a top medical facility as well as a best place to work in New Jersey. The organization's commitment to healing is matched by our desire to explore advanced technology and best practices— in every aspect of our operations, including facilities management and emergency preparedness. Your forward thinking is vital to such efforts. Currently, we seek an innovative thinker, who possesses excellent facilities maintenance/operations experience, preferably within a healthcare setting along with strong managerial skills to head up the Hospital's Plant Maintenance & Operations Dept. This is an ideal career opportuniy for someone who likes to probe, recommend improvements to current processes as well as to propose cost reduction as well as contingency plans, when and where appropriate. In addition, the Director will schedule, train and manage a cohesive team—to ensure smooth operations throughout our hospital. Specific accountabilities include: guiding HVAC and various Maintenance Personnel on safety and good work practices, coordinating construction projects with external teams, and participating on committees. Testing and troubleshooting fire systems, generators, and other mechanical systems/equipment will be involved. Beyond that, you’ll research alternative programs and look for opportunities to refine your expertise. The right candidate for this role has the following capabilities: • Listens with an open mind and communicates in a highly professional manner. • Establishes effective working relationships at all levels of professionals within the hospital as well as externally. • Demonstrates sound judgment, forward thinking, and sharp organizational and planning skills. • Possesses a Bachelor’s Degree (preferably an Engineering Degree), or equivalent experience. • Possesses 10+ years of experience in Facilities Maintenance/Operations with HVAC, plumbing, electric, carpentry and other related areas. • Previous experience in a healthcare/hospital setting is strongly desired. This position comes with fantastic perks and benefits which commence the first of the month following the new Director's start date. Qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to immediately apply and to see why, "This Place is Different"!
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Apr 01, 2020
Per Diem
Assists the nursing staff by performing clerical duties relative to the functioning of the Nursing Unit. Essential Functions of the Job: 1. Assists the Unit Director/ Clinical Coordinator and/or Charge Nurse in the effective and efficient functioning of the nursing unit including coordination of information, unit organization and communication with other departments and physicians. Checks Unit Inventories, storeroom, and other supplies and places orders as indicated by the Unit Director. 2. Transcribes patient care orders into the computer 3. Assembles and prepares for admissions/transfers: new charts, work sheets, etc.; stamps charts on admission/transfer; completes all clerical admission and discharge paper work. Assesses charts routinely for: correct order of sheets, stamping of all chart sheets with correct patient I.D., chart dividers. 4. Ensures charts are completed; content is in proper sequence and placed in appropriate area for Health Information Services pick-up upon patient discharge or when chart is thinned. 5. Assists patients with requests that pertain to clerical functions i.e.: telephone, TV request. 6. Answers telephone; takes and relays messages; provides information as appropriate 7. Answers Call Light System and immediately refers to RN or PCT. 8. Coordinates patient transport to and from special tests, procedures, and discharges.
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 30, 2020
Per Diem
Assists the nursing staff by performing clerical duties relative to the functioning of the Nursing Unit. Essential Functions of the Job: 1. Assists the Unit Director/ Clinical Coordinator and/or Charge Nurse in the effective and efficient functioning of the nursing unit including coordination of information, unit organization and communication with other departments and physicians. Checks Unit Inventories, storeroom, and other supplies and places orders as indicated by the Unit Director. 2. Transcribes patient care orders into the computer 3. Assembles and prepares for admissions/transfers: new charts, work sheets, etc.; stamps charts on admission/transfer; completes all clerical admission and discharge paper work. Assesses charts routinely for: correct order of sheets, stamping of all chart sheets with correct patient I.D., chart dividers. 4. Ensures charts are completed; content is in proper sequence and placed in appropriate area for Health Information Services pick-up upon patient discharge or when chart is thinned. 5. Assists patients with requests that pertain to clerical functions i.e.: telephone, TV request. 6. Answers telephone; takes and relays messages; provides information as appropriate 7. Answers Call Light System and immediately refers to RN or PCT. 8. Coordinates patient transport to and from special tests, procedures, and discharges.
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 30, 2020
Full time
The patient care assistant functions under the direction of the professional nurse; performs specific duties necessary for the support of nursing care and reports all observations and results to the RN. Essential Functions of the Job: 1. Performs basic patient care procedures as delegated under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. Reports pertinent observations to the RN. 2. Takes patient's vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and patient identified pain score. Maintains accurate Intake and Output on patients as assigned 3. Assists with personal hygiene care for patients: provides complete and partial bed baths, assists patients with tub baths and showers, provides PM Care, incontinence skin care assists with care of hair and nails, assists with shampoos as ordered and shaving provides skin care and back rubs and makes occupied and unoccupied beds 4. Assists patients with their meals and feeds patients who are unable to feed themselves. Distributes additional nutrition and drinking water. 5. Obtains routine specimens of urine, sputum and feces. 6. Performs treatments such as Enemas, Ice Collar, Sitz Baths, Perineal Care, Foley Catheter Care, SCD boots and TEDs as per RN instruction. Assist RN with cardiac monitor leads and pulse oximetry placement as directed 7. Performs CPR 8. Empties drainage bags/canisters, measures contents and records on I&O 9. Assists with post-mortem care. 10. Assists patients getting into or out of bed: assist patients in walking, able to use safe lift equipment. Assists in positioning patients. Assists in the transport of patients as requested 11. Assists in restraining patients as ordered by the physician and directed by RN 12. Cleans and organizes bedside units, utility rooms, nourishment areas, and nurses’ station. Cleans and cares for unit equipment.
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 27, 2020
Per Diem
Former employees of Holy Name Medical Center please apply here so we may review your resume for a match with our needs. We thank you in advance for your willingness to help your Holy Name family.
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 27, 2020
Are you interested in joining Holy Name Medical Center's efforts in navigating these challenging days? If so, apply here so we can review your experience and skills for a match with our needs. We are accepting applicants for both clinical and non-clinical roles. We thank you in advance for your willingness to help Holy Name.
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 27, 2020
Per Diem
Are you a Registered Respiratory Therapist that is interested in joining Holy Name in our efforts during this challenging time? Please apply here so we may review your resume for a match with our needs. We thank you in advance for your willingness to help the Holy Name family!
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 27, 2020
Per Diem
Environmental Services Associate - Housekeeping/Custodial Worker **NEW RATES* Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, NJ Per Diem EVS Associate - 20-25 Hours per Week 3 pm - 11:30PM and Every Other Weekend both Sat & Sun and Rotating Holidays The Per Diem Environmental Services Associate aids in cleaning patient rooms, various Departments and common areas throughout the Hospital. This position comes with a fantastic training program and plays a vital role within the Hospital. This is a Per Diem position that could lead to Part-Time or Full-Time benefited status or career growth into other Departments within Holy Name Medical Center. Holy Name Medical Center has been rated one of New Jersey's Top 100 Companies by NJBIZ Magazine. The Hospital is situated on a beautiful, suburban campus in Teaneck, NJ. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
The Operations Director of Health Partner Services is responsible for managing the day to day operations to support all functions and systems that are in place within the Holy Name Physician Network. Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent experience required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Skills: Ability to identify and effectively resolve issues at the Practice level. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to maintain communication with staff members, practice manager and physicians. Skills: Multi-tasking, flexibility, customer service support, time management, organizational skills and attention to details. Experience: 3 - 5 years’ experience working in a physician practice • Communicate with the practices regarding day to day operational issues. • In-service education for all practice systems including billing and EMR • Process HPS invoices via Accounts Payable Requisition System. • Other additional duties as required
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Part time
The Security Officer will function as a member of Holy Name Medical Center Security Department/Team providing security services to patients, staff and visitors. In addition, Security Officers will be knowledgeable of hospital security systems and procedures, local, state, federal guidelines, (related to safety and asset protection) and OSHA, NFPA and JC standards. Essential Functions of the Job: • Immediate intervention in any situation posing a substantial threat to the life and safety of any individual on/or in property owned or controlled by the facility i.e. code grey, code red, code blue, patient watches, etc. • Performs vehicle and foot patrol of all Holy Name Medical Center (HNMC) buildings, parking lots and grounds to prevent fires, theft and vandalism. Inspects doors, windows and locks to determine level of security • Ensures through visual identification, that only authorized individuals are admitted onto medical center premises. Issues keys to authorized medical center personnel and documents appropriately into log book. • Demonstrate a courteous, professional, understanding and compassionate demeanor when interacting with patients, staff, visitors, physicians and others • Escorts staff and visitors to and from parking lot as requested. Assists motorists who require assistance on medical center property and perform errands for various departments as requested and necessary (man-power permitting) • Demonstrate working knowledge of computer based security systems i.e. access control, CCTV, fire systems and investigates incidents reported by hospital staff, visitors, physicians or patients • Reports all safety and fire hazards observed on routine foot and vehicle patrol. Assists with traffic control by keeping all fire lanes and fire hydrants and ambulance entrances free of vehicles. • Demonstrates compliance with medical center and department’s dress code by appearing well groomed, wearing uniform and ID badge while on duty. • Observes hospital policy concerning fire and safety regulations, infection control standards, smoking restrictions, telephone usage and other rules governing conduct.
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Part time
Performs a variety of tasks and operations to prepare and cook a limited number of food items for meal service, follow standard procedures and practices to comply regulatory agencies. Education, Skills & Experience Required: High School Diploma or equivalent and culinary degree preferred. Three years cooking experience, Cook Chill experience preferred. Knowledge of cooking methods and procedures, kitchen equipment and various types of preparation. ____ Reviews written patient/cafeteria menu. Assemble supplies, food and equipment for daily preparation. Setup and prepare equipment for use. ____ Follows standardized recipes when cooking. Maintains established procedures in food preparation to achieve goals for quality and nutritional value. Evaluate preparation and recommend changes. ____ Set-up foods on patient/cafeteria line following written diagrams. Performs tasks as needed to facilitate work flow in kitchen areas. ____ Alerts Purchasing/Production Coordinator to needs and problems in supplies, equipment and prepared food. ____ Maintains established department policies and procedures, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control. ____ Maintains records as required. ____ Assists in care and maintenance of work areas, supplies and equipment. ____ Attends in-service meetings as required. ____ Demonstrates compliance with Hospital dress codes and policies. ____ Observes Hospital policy concerning Fire and safety regulations, Infection Control Standards, smoking restrictions, telephone usage and other rules governing conduct. ____ Reports to work on time at start of shift and after breaks. ____ Provides proper notice in advance of absence or tardiness.
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Per Diem
The Lab Technologist within the Hematology Dept. at Holy Name Medical Center performs moderate to high complexity testing which requires the exercise of independent judgment with general supervision. Education, Skills & Experience Required: Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology, Biology or Chemistry. Graduate of an approved course in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science with Certification by a nationally recognized certification agency such as American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). Must meet qualifications for a Laboratory Technologist as established by current NJ State Department of Health and Senior Services / CLIA Regulations. Hospital Clinical Laboratory experience is highly preferred. Must have current or prior Hematology Laboratory Technologist experience. Hospital Lab experience preferred. Will consider Reference Lab experience as well.
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Per Diem
The Security Officer will function as a member of Holy Name Medical Center Security Department/Team providing security services to patients, staff and visitors. In addition, Security Officers will be knowledgeable of hospital security systems and procedures, local, state, federal guidelines, (related to safety and asset protection) and OSHA, NFPA and JC standards. Essential Functions of the Job: • Immediate intervention in any situation posing a substantial threat to the life and safety of any individual on/or in property owned or controlled by the facility i.e. code grey, code red, code blue, patient watches, etc. • Performs vehicle and foot patrol of all Holy Name Medical Center (HNMC) buildings, parking lots and grounds to prevent fires, theft and vandalism. Inspects doors, windows and locks to determine level of security • Ensures through visual identification, that only authorized individuals are admitted onto medical center premises. Issues keys to authorized medical center personnel and documents appropriately into log book. • Demonstrate a courteous, professional, understanding and compassionate demeanor when interacting with patients, staff, visitors, physicians and others • Escorts staff and visitors to and from parking lot as requested. Assists motorists who require assistance on medical center property and perform errands for various departments as requested and necessary (man-power permitting) • Demonstrate working knowledge of computer based security systems i.e. access control, CCTV, fire systems and investigates incidents reported by hospital staff, visitors, physicians or patients • Reports all safety and fire hazards observed on routine foot and vehicle patrol. Assists with traffic control by keeping all fire lanes and fire hydrants and ambulance entrances free of vehicles. • Demonstrates compliance with medical center and department’s dress code by appearing well groomed, wearing uniform and ID badge while on duty. • Observes hospital policy concerning fire and safety regulations, infection control standards, smoking restrictions, telephone usage and other rules governing conduct. QUALIFIED AND INTERESTED CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO IMMEDIATELY APPLY! CANDIDATES MUST BE ABLE TO WORK THE OVERNIGHT SHIFT 11 PM - 7:30 AM AS NEEDED!
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Per Diem
The Security Officer will function as a member of Holy Name Medical Center Security Department/Team providing security services to patients, staff and visitors. In addition, Security Officers will be knowledgeable of hospital security systems and procedures, local, state, federal guidelines, (related to safety and asset protection) and OSHA, NFPA and JC standards. Essential Functions of the Job: • Immediate intervention in any situation posing a substantial threat to the life and safety of any individual on/or in property owned or controlled by the facility i.e. code grey, code red, code blue, patient watches, etc. • Performs vehicle and foot patrol of all Holy Name Medical Center (HNMC) buildings, parking lots and grounds to prevent fires, theft and vandalism. Inspects doors, windows and locks to determine level of security • Ensures through visual identification, that only authorized individuals are admitted onto medical center premises. Issues keys to authorized medical center personnel and documents appropriately into log book. • Demonstrate a courteous, professional, understanding and compassionate demeanor when interacting with patients, staff, visitors, physicians and others • Escorts staff and visitors to and from parking lot as requested. Assists motorists who require assistance on medical center property and perform errands for various departments as requested and necessary (man-power permitting) • Demonstrate working knowledge of computer based security systems i.e. access control, CCTV, fire systems and investigates incidents reported by hospital staff, visitors, physicians or patients • Reports all safety and fire hazards observed on routine foot and vehicle patrol. Assists with traffic control by keeping all fire lanes and fire hydrants and ambulance entrances free of vehicles. • Demonstrates compliance with medical center and department’s dress code by appearing well groomed, wearing uniform and ID badge while on duty. • Observes hospital policy concerning fire and safety regulations, infection control standards, smoking restrictions, telephone usage and other rules governing conduct. QUALIFIED AND INTERESTED CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO IMMEDIATELY APPLY! CANDIDATES MUST BE ABLE TO WORK THE EVENING & OVERNIGHT SHIFTS AS NEEDED!
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 23, 2020
Per Diem
The Lab Technologist within the Hematology Dept. at Holy Name Medical Center performs moderate to high complexity testing which requires the exercise of independent judgment with general supervision. Education, Skills & Experience Required: Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology, Biology or Chemistry. Graduate of an approved course in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science with Certification by a nationally recognized certification agency such as American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). Must meet qualifications for a Laboratory Technologist as established by current NJ State Department of Health and Senior Services / CLIA Regulations. Hospital Clinical Laboratory experience is highly preferred. Must have current or prior Hematology Laboratory Technologist experience. Hospital Lab experience preferred. Will consider Reference Lab experience as well.
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 20, 2020
Per Diem
Assists the nursing staff by performing clerical duties relative to the functioning of the Nursing Unit. Essential Functions of the Job: 1. Assists the Unit Director/ Clinical Coordinator and/or Charge Nurse in the effective and efficient functioning of the nursing unit including coordination of information, unit organization and communication with other departments and physicians. Checks Unit Inventories, storeroom, and other supplies and places orders as indicated by the Unit Director. 2. Transcribes patient care orders into the computer 3. Assembles and prepares for admissions/transfers: new charts, work sheets, etc.; stamps charts on admission/transfer; completes all clerical admission and discharge paper work. Assesses charts routinely for: correct order of sheets, stamping of all chart sheets with correct patient I.D., chart dividers. 4. Ensures charts are completed; content is in proper sequence and placed in appropriate area for Health Information Services pick-up upon patient discharge or when chart is thinned. 5. Assists patients with requests that pertain to clerical functions i.e.: telephone, TV request. 6. Answers telephone; takes and relays messages; provides information as appropriate 7. Answers Call Light System and immediately refers to RN or PCT. 8. Coordinates patient transport to and from special tests, procedures, and discharges.
Holy Name Medical Center Teaneck, NJ, USA
Mar 20, 2020
Full time
The patient care assistant functions under the direction of the professional nurse; performs specific duties necessary for the support of nursing care and reports all observations and results to the RN. Essential Functions of the Job: 1. Performs basic patient care procedures as delegated under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. Reports pertinent observations to the RN. 2. Takes patient's vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and patient identified pain score. Maintains accurate Intake and Output on patients as assigned 3. Assists with personal hygiene care for patients: provides complete and partial bed baths, assists patients with tub baths and showers, provides PM Care, incontinence skin care assists with care of hair and nails, assists with shampoos as ordered and shaving provides skin care and back rubs and makes occupied and unoccupied beds 4. Assists patients with their meals and feeds patients who are unable to feed themselves. Distributes additional nutrition and drinking water. 5. Obtains routine specimens of urine, sputum and feces. 6. Performs treatments such as Enemas, Ice Collar, Sitz Baths, Perineal Care, Foley Catheter Care, SCD boots and TEDs as per RN instruction. Assist RN with cardiac monitor leads and pulse oximetry placement as directed 7. Performs CPR 8. Empties drainage bags/canisters, measures contents and records on I&O 9. Assists with post-mortem care. 10. Assists patients getting into or out of bed: assist patients in walking, able to use safe lift equipment. Assists in positioning patients. Assists in the transport of patients as requested 11. Assists in restraining patients as ordered by the physician and directed by RN 12. Cleans and organizes bedside units, utility rooms, nourishment areas, and nurses’ station. Cleans and cares for unit equipment.