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 Job Title: NURSE AIDE
 Company Name: Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System
 Employment Type: Part Time
 Location: SALINAS, CA, United States
 Department: HEART CENTER
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: 3p-11:30p Variable Days
 Hours/Pay Period: 56
 Degree Required: Certificate
 Job ID: F250
 Date Posted: Jan 30, 2013
 Years Experience: 1
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  Complete Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.  The Nursing Aide performs basic patient care activities according to age appropriate and developmental needs of the patient.  May be required to work on other nursing units as assigned.  Assists with delivery of patient care by providing patient transportation as appropriate.  Should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her unit.  Performs other duties as assigned.


1. Education:   Work requires knowledge generally acquired through a high school education or GED.  Job requires ability to read, write and speak English.  Completion of Nurse Aide Certification course or equivalent combination of education and experience.2. Licensure: State certification for staff hired after June 1998. Current BLS/Healthcare Provider status as per American Heart Association standards.3. Experience: One year acute care experience preferred.4. Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Knowledge of basic patient care procedures, isolation techniques, proper body mechanics and safety precautions.5. Interpersonal Skills: Positive interpersonal skills are needed in dealing with nursing staff, physicians,  patients/families, visitors and other members of the healthcare team. 6. Essential Mental Abilities: Must be able to comphrend directives from the nursing staff and physicians.  Communicate and understand needs of the patients/visitors.

Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System (SVMHS) does not discriminate in employment because of sex, race, color, age, religion, ancestry, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, physical or mental disability, national origin or political belief.