Rockefeller University Nursing Assistant in New York, New York
Job Title Nursing Assistant
Laboratory / Department Hospital
The Rockefeller University Hospital is funded by the National Institutes of Health and has 20 patient beds for clinical research. The Hospital provides researchers with an opportunity to conduct clinical studies, and offers both normal volunteers and people with diseases under study the opportunity to stay in the hospital and help to contribute to important advances in science. The Hospital has an inpatient unit as well as an outpatient center where prospective patients are screened and many outpatient studies are conducted. The Hospital is staffed 24 hours a day with professional nurses and has nutritional research, social work, art and recreation departments, and a radiology suite as well as its own research pharmacy. Our staff hospitalist and on-call physicians provide additional medical support to the clinical research teams. For more information, please see the hospital web site at: http://www.rucares.org/
The Nursing Assistant will assist with direct research participant care as delegated by and under the supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, patient observation, the collection of specimens and specimen processing, maintenance of equipment and supplies, hospital environment of care, safety surveillance, and routine unit functions.
High school diploma or equivalent required; nursing assistant certification preferred. Must have a minimum of one year experience as a nursing assistant in a hospital setting or equivalent healthcare experience outside a hospital setting. Phlebotomy certification and ECG experience preferred. Must be able to read and write in English, possess excellent communication skills, and be detail and deadline-oriented.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans