Nursing Assistant, Med/Surg Unit
Req #: 39929
Per Diem
Shift: Varies
Med Surg ST 4
United Health Services Hospitals
Johnson City, NY
Weekly hours: As assigned

United Health Services is seeking a Nursing Assistant to join our Medical-Surgical Unit (ST 4) team at UHS Wilson Medical Center. This is a per diem position.

Shift: As assigned
Hours per week: Varies
Salary: $15.25 - $20.59/hour, depending on experience


Nursing Assistant Position Overview

Nursing Assistants perform basic patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and are instrumental to our hospital units. Patients depend on Nursing Assistants, who ensure they are cared for in a safe and comfortable environment.

ST 4 at UHS Wilson Medical Center is a 16-bed medical-surgical unit that provides care to adults who are hospitalized for illness or are recovering from general, trauma, urologic, and vascular surgical procedures, among others. At UHS Wilson Medical Center, you’ll join a hospital team that serves the needs of our community as a Level II Trauma Center and a regional leader in pulmonary medicine, cardiothoracic and vascular medicine, stroke care, and more.


Nursing Assistant Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Help patients with personal hygiene and care including bathing, grooming, and dressing, in addition to bladder and bowel care
  • Take and record patient vital signs and weight
  • Observe and record patients’ conditions, food and liquid intake and other behavior and report changes to the Registered Nurse
  • Communicate regularly with nurses about patient condition according to the unit’s standards
  • Help patients walk with canes, walkers, or other devices and lift, transport, and move patients using appropriate techniques
  • Follow patient rounding standards to ensure a comfortable, safe environment for patients
  • Treat all patients, family, and other visitors with respect and compassion
  • Comply with all organizational policies and procedures and safety/health regulations
  • Exhibit exceptional organizational skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrate commitment to United Health Services’ organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation

Position Qualifications

Minimum Required:

  • CPR certification within three months of hire
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and follow written/oral instructions

Preferred:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a nurse’s aide program and/or previous hospital or healthcare experience
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) credential

About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices in addition to home care and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.

United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.

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Benefits That Make A Difference

While you’re making a difference in the health and well-being of our patients and communities, United Health Services takes care of you. We are proud to be able to offer our employees and providers a comprehensive benefits package that supports their needs today and for the future with a competitive retirement plan; comprehensive health, dental, vision and health savings and spending accounts; wellness programs that empower our employees to stay healthy and balance work and life goals; group life and disability options; and a generous paid time off (PTO) program. On top of that, we invest in you by offering tuition reimbursement and other programs designed to help you grow your career. The majority of these benefits are available to you for working at least 24 hours per week.

These are just a few of the perks and benefits you can expect when you join the United Health Services team. Be sure to ask your recruiter about all the benefits associated with the position you’re applying for.

Why United Health Services?

We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.

About Our Region

Binghamton, a friendly and close-knit city in Broome County, offers beautiful and affordable homes in downtown, suburban and rural settings, as well as good public and private schools. Nightlife and cultural activities include craft breweries, restaurants and award-winning wineries. First Fridays celebrate local artists and there are frequent music and food festivals. Outdoor activities also abound, from skiing and golf to hiking, biking and more.