Nursing Assistant (FT, Days) - Spinal Cord Unit 7am-7pm

ID147402
Full Time
- 12 Hour Shift Days
1199 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052
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Job Description

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation | Select Medical

West Orange, NJ

 

Nursing Assistant/CNA - Spinal Cord Unit

Shift Hours: 7:00AM - 7:30PM (Full-Time)

(This includes weekday and weekend shifts)

 

For more than 70 years, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has pioneered the course of physical medicine and rehabilitation and is a recognized leader for stroke, brain, spinal cord injuries and work with amputees and orthopedic/neurological rehabilitation. Consistently named to the prestigious 'America's Best Hospitals' list by US News & World ReportKessler has set the gold standard in medical rehabilitation and is ranked as one of the top rehabilitation hospitals in the nation and the leading rehabilitation hospital in the East. 

 

Benefits of becoming an Nursing Assistant with us:

  • NEW competitive pay rates and shift differentials
  • 12-hour shifts 
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Manageable case loads
  • High success rate of patients going home from our hospital 
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Full-benefits package (Including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short and long term disability, and tuition assistance)
  • Team-oriented culture
  • A network of over 50K employees nationwide with relocation opportunities 

We are currently seeking a Full-Time, Nursing Assistant for our Spinal Cord Unit  at our West Orange (ESSEX COUNTY) campus. Come join our team!

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, assists patients in the rehabilitation process through provision of appropriate nursing care as well as carryover of rehabilitation techniques.

Specific Duties:

  • Completes daily assignments as directed by a nurse.
  • Obtains vital signs (temperature, pulse, respirations) as directed.
  • Answers all call lights promptly. 
  • Reinforces rehabilitation techniques as directed.

Qualifications

Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses):

  • Previous hospital experience is preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Additional Data

Select Medical is an organization that is passionate about safety for our patients and our team members. The Inpatient Rehabilitation Division conducts post-offer employment testing (POET) for a number of job titles including, but not limited to:

 

  • Rehabilitation Assistant/Nursing Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Environmental Services
  • Food and Nutrition Services

  

POETS are completed as part of the onboarding process- to be completed before an employee’s first day of work.

Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals

 

Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Amputation
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Multiple Traumas

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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