Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and
outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital,
Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern
Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers
Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty
care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a
leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices.
Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the
Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and
the Home Care organizations.
Provides assistance with patient care activities and other unit
tasks under the general supervision of licensed professional staff
and as directed by the manager.
Provides physical care to assigned patients and performs
technical skills such as point of care (POC) testing.
Implements nursing orders promptly and adequately with an
understanding of the purpose of each.
Follows policy and procedure for assigned patient care
activities, including unit specific equipment &
- Provides patient comfort by positioning, extra bathing,
straightening linens, putting personal articles within
reach with courtesy and responsiveness.
- Provides for patient safety through preventative measures (i.e.
side rails, restraints, bed/chair exit alarm, and
Enters all data into the computer system as applicable.
Communicates all patient and visitor information & observations
to the appropriate person.
- Provides care appropriate to the age of the patients served on
the assigned unit. Demonstrates knowledge of
the principles of growth and development over the life span.
- Reports and/or records any changes observed in the condition or
behavior of patient; reports all unusual
conditions or reactions to the nurse in charge.
- Recognizes and responds to priorities in the patient care
process. Responds to priorities promptly; exercises
good judgement in setting priorities for activities.
Uses effective working relationships with all health care team
members, patients, and significant others.
- Maintains a safe and orderly work environment & a clean, well
stocked work area. Assists with maintaining
- Works as a Safety Attendant/Patient Sitter by providing a safe
environment to specific patients. Follows
WCHN standards of service excellence.
Attends staff meetings. Reads/signs 100% of meeting minutes.
Maintains competency for Basic Life Support certification.
Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the
- Performs other duties as assigned.
This position requires a minimum formal education of High School
Diploma and minimum of zero to six months
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Experience in a
hospital environment is preferred but not required.
Active CNA certification is preferred. BLS/CPR required within
90 days of start date or upon completion of
orientation process (before being released from orientation and
functioning independently) whichever comes first.
Location: Danbury-24 Hospital Ave
Work Type: Part-Time
Standard Hours: 32.00
Work Schedule: Night 8
Work Shift: 11pm-7:30am with every other weekend commitment
Org Unit: 167
Department: General Medicine 1
EOE, including disability/vets.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known
physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a
disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship
on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such
assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview,
please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable
accommodation requests only). Please provide all information
requested to assure that you are considered for current or future