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The Mount Sinai Health System Nursing Attendant-Mobility Aid - Nursing 9 Silver - MSBI - Full Time, Day Shift, EOW in New York, New York

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Nursing Assistant - Mobility Aid is an individual who functions in a support role to the Registered Professional Nurse or Therapy team by providing direct, mobility-related patient care activities as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs and records patient's vital signs, such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature and respirations.

  2. Assists patient with ambulation, transfers out of bed, and all levels of mobilization, as directed by Nursing and Therapy teams.

  3. Assists patients in performing ROM, therapeutic exercise and activities of daily living, as directed by Nursing and Therapy teams.

  4. Provides for safe and comfortable lifting, positioning and ambulation of patients in accordance with the principles of good body mechanics. Utilizes mechanical devises as necessary.

  5. Participates in daily huddles and interdisciplinary rounds related to patient mobility status and goals.

  6. Reports pertinent information and observations regarding patients to the registered nurse.

  7. Observes, reports, and records specific patient data, behaviors and responses to treatment on the appropriate flow sheet/EMR.

  8. Maintains a safe, clean and functional environment, including ensuring for the comfortable movement of the patient.

  9. Cleans mobility equipment and assistive devices between patient use, in compliance with infection prevention policies.

  10. Maintains storage of mobility related equipment in a safe, clean, uncluttered and tidy manner.

  11. Provides support to the family/significant others.

  12. Works in a safe manner and provides for the safety of patients and other employees.

  13. Utilizes aggression control measures in the care of patients who are verbally or physically threatening.

  14. Communicates information and basic instructions to patients, families, and visitors.

Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent

Completed training as a Medical Assistant or Nursing Assistant

Prefer relevant experience in an inpatient health care setting

American Heart Association Heartsaver or BLS Certification required

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:

  • Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential

  • Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination

  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong, and are able to professionally advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our history!

Who We Are

Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, disability, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, veteran, immigration, citizenship, or other protected status.

EOE including Veterans and Disabled

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