Nursing Assistant - BHS Geropsych (evenings)
St. Dominic Behavioral Health Services
BHS GEROPSYCH - 9763
Under the supervision and/or direction of a registered nurse, assists in the treatment and care of patients. Previous experience as nurse assistant preferred. Certified as a Nurse Assistant. Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize patients' individual needs based on medical conditions, age (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young adults, middle-aged and geriatric), limitations and planned procedures. Must be able to lift, reposition, and transport patients, linen carts, dietary trays, and other equipment using proper body mechanics. Requires frequent reaching and walking for extended periods; ability to follow written or verbal instructions and to relate well to patients and visitors. Current CPR review.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
About St. Dominic’s:
St. Dominic’s is a 535-bed acute care hospital specializing in cancer treatment, women’s services, surgery, behavioral health programs and more. We believe that when you join St. Dominic’s as an employee, you join the St. Dominic’s family. Each employee is a valued member of the total care team whose ministry of Christian healing serves the individual needs of our patients. It’s the commitment of our employees that makes St. Dominic’s one of the leading healthcare providers in the southeast.
About Jackson, MS:
St. Dominic’s is located in Jackson, Mississippi which boasts various museums and parks as well as a coliseum that hosts events year round. Downtown is home to Jackson Convention Complex, Davis Planetarium and Thalia Mara Hall which presents concerts, ballets and operas. Ross Barnett Reservoir is available to the public for boating and fishing
Mississippi is known for long, sunny summers and short, temperate winters. A lower than average cost of living makes your dollar go further. The Jackson metropolitan area is roughly halfway between Dallas, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia and is approximately a 3 hour drive from New Orleans, Louisiana and Memphis, Tennessee.