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Nursing Assistant

Beacon Health Systems
Elkhart, IN 46516
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  • Assist patients with performing activities of daily living when delegated by RN.
  • Keeps the nurse up-to-date on any changes in patient information.
  • Exhibits exceptional patient experience by upholding Beacon values of respect, trust integrity and compassion.
  • Functions within the relationship based care nursing model. Reports to the Director.
EGH Nursing Purpose: To ensure safe, compassionate, innovative patient centered care, Promote and engage in the advancement of evidenced-based nursing practice, Create a culture of collaboration, professionalism and a healthy work environment.


  • MISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.
  • VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.
  • SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.

Education and Experience

  • The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in a hospital, nursing home, or in home health care is preferred. Will be required to attend the EGH Nursing Assistant Class unless candidate is a Certified Nursing Assistant with Indiana State Board of Health or actively in school pursuing nursing career and has successfully completed "Fundamentals of Nursing" in nursing curricula.
  • Must obtain Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS/CPR) within 3 months of hire and maintain current certification.
Knowledge & Skills
  • Familiarity with basic hospital equipment and policies and procedures.
  • Able to perform blood pressure and other vital signs correctly.
  • Knowledge of and correct utilization of good body mechanics.
  • Requires an understanding of the need to be responsive and reasonably adaptable for scheduling purposes, when necessary, due to extenuating circumstances in support of co-workers and department functions.
  • Strong team player.
  • Communicates clearly and promptly with supervising nurse in order to give prompt care and experience for patients and families.
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills.
Working Conditions
  • Moderate stress involved when census and/or acuity is high or staff is low.
  • Potential hazards due to possible direct exposure to patients with infectious diseases, exposure to sometimes hostile and combative patients.
Physical Demands
  • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.

Posted: 2021-11-22 Expires: 2021-12-21
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