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Nursing Support Assistant

Company: Sevita
Location: Rockford
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Illinois MENTOR, a member of the Sevita family, provides services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Nursing Support Assistant Do you want a job where you can make a difference in people's lives? As Nursing Support Assistant, you will perform a variety of tasks to support the daily operations of the nursing department and the administrative team.

  • Assist with set-up and scheduling of appointments for patients, updating appointment calendar and patient schedules as needed; input nursing activities into patient schedules

  • Keep portable files up-to-date

  • Answer the Nursing station phone; receive and transcribe phone messages

  • Notify family members of new orders, appointments, etc.

  • Set up and break down medical charts at admit/discharge; file forms in chart and assist with maintaining chart order

  • Assist with taking and documenting vitals; schedule diagnostic testing for labs and imaging

  • Handle all medical records requests and request medical records from other facilities; reorder patient prescriptions and pick up medications when needed

  • Assist nursing staff as needed with patient care needs, including response to call bells; assist with therapeutic pass forms for weekend passes

  • Update daily report forms and medical meeting forms

  • Keep nursing stations organized; maintain inventory and order nursing supplies and equipment

  • Assist with 1:1 charge sheet completion; make copies of forms, fax information, and communicate information to charge nurse and Director of Nursing Assist Administration Team as needed when directed by Administrator/PD

  • Review and/or set up admission packets for completeness

  • Prepare for medical meetings - gather all paperwork as needed for Medical Director, including vital signs, medication lists, all lab work, and other paperwork to be signed

  • Assist nurses with medication pass as needed after completing medication training

  • Maintain patient confidentiality and treat all persons with respect


    • High school diploma or equivalent required

    • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed

    • Experience with Windows-based computer systems preferred

    • Spanish speaking preferred

    • Strong communication skills and exceptional attention to detail

    • Reliable, responsible, and caring nature

    • Current driver's license, car registration, and auto insurance if driving on the behalf of the company or providing transportation to individuals receiving services

    • Other training as required by state such as CPR, First Aid, Behavioral Intervention Techniques, and QMRP/QIDP designation; licensure as required by state

      Why Join Us?

      • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week

      • 401(k) with company match

      • Paid time off and holiday pay

      • Complex work adding value to the organization's mission alongside a great team of coworkers

      • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities

        Come join our amazing team of committed, caring professionals. Apply Today!
        Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve.Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets
        The Mentor Network is pleased to be an equal employment employer Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Keywords: Sevita, Rockford , Nursing Support Assistant, Healthcare , Rockford, Illinois

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