Nursing Assistant (FT/Nights) - Medical-Surgical

Nursing Assistant (FT/Nights) - Medical-Surgical

Trinity Health | Stafford Springs, CT, 06076, US

Posted 17 days ago

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Employment Type:Full timeShift:Night Shift


Trinity Health Of New England is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant to join our team of mission-driven healthcare caretakers. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors. This person is responsible for assisting while providing exceptional care to patients with a variety of medical conditions.

Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, the Nursing Assistant collects and reports patient information and data as directed; helps assigned patients with all activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, diet and fluid intake, elimination, skin care, bathing and dressing, positioning, transfers, mobility, and ambulation and may also perform selected tasks, such as patient transport, collection of specimens, distribution of linens and supplies to patient rooms, and delivery of ice and beverages to patients as directed. As assigned, stays with at-risk patients to monitor safety. The Nursing Assistant provides care according to hospital procedures in a manner that protect the safety and dignity of patients. Nursing Assistants in the Float Pool are trained to cover shifts within Medical-Surgical, Critical Care, Behavioral, and Emergency Departments. The Nursing Assistant under direction of the Charge Nurse/Nurse Manager may also perform secretarial tasks to aid in the flow of the unit.

The Nursing Assistant provides care according to hospital procedures in a manner that protects the safety and dignity of patients.

Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

+ Become a valued member of an excellent, dedicated healthcare team

+ Great benefits

+ Health Insurance Coverage

+ Career growth and advancement potential

Work Hours/Shift:

+ Full-Time, 36 hours night shift (12 hour shifts 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.) must work every other weekend and holiday as scheduled

You Will Be Responsible For:

+ Exceptional Patient Care : Contributes to overall quality of nursing care through performance improvement techniques that impact patient care positively.

+ Excellent Communicator : Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with admin, colleagues, patients and family member.

+ Strong Educator: Educate patients and family members so that they have a transparent understanding of the care being provided.

+ Technical Familiarity: Understanding in computer-based applications (E-MAR, clinical documentation), email, and standard applications such as Microsoft Office.

+ Active Teamwork : Demonstrates problem solving, conflict resolution, and positive communication through teamwork.


+ Education : Must possess a minimum of a high school diploma/GED. A graduate of a Connecticut approved Nurse Aide Training Program. Certification as a Medical Assistant, Certified Connecticut Nursing Assistant, active Connecticut Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or 1 year nursing school student which includes clinical rotations.

+ Certification : Current Connecticut Nurse Aide Registry certification required or current Connecticut licensed EMT. AHA Basic Life Support certification required. (Certification exception: SFHMC PNA program)

+ Ability to pass drug screenings and background checks

Preferred Skills:

+ Experience : Previous experience as a Nursing Assistant in an acute care setting preferred. Ability to read, write and speak English and do simple math problems. Experience using a computer highly desirable.

About Trinity Health Of New England

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.

Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.

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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.