Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employees are the strength of our service. Intrastaff is unique because it's one of the very few agencies where a person has the benefit of being a temporary employee and also feels like a member of a large organization. Working at Hopkins means joining a culturally diverse team that includes some of the best nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in the world. Directly or indirectly, you'll have exposure to cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking medical research.
Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, and taking into consideration the developmental needs of the patient, performs delegated duties related to the comfort and personal needs of the patients. These activities may include ADL(s), nutritional support, patient mobility, vital signs, changing beds, replenishing room supplies and assisting healthcare team with specific treatments and/or procedures.
Reads and interprets equipment readings, in conjunction with patient information.
Knowledgeable of operating parameters of patient care equipment.
Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, radiation and pharmacological agents.
Work requires standing and/or walking for extended periods of time.
Work requires lifting and/or positioning patients and transporting wheelchairs, beds and related equipment.
Work requires manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to perform delegated patient care procedures.
Work may require contact with aggressive and/or combative patients.
Employees in this position will be required to adhere to work availability and unit scheduling requirements.
This may include, but is not limited to availability status, mandatory overtime, on call and shift work.
High School Diploma or equivalent and successful completion of a certified training course for Nursing Assistants, such as courses provided by the Red Cross or community colleges.
Six months of recent patient care experience in a setting relevant to the unit is preferred.
Nursing Assistant certification.
Knowledge of aseptic technique, basic wound care, patient safety and patient transport techniques.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.