Assist patients with activities of daily living, provide basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients, and assist in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit. Perform those tasks within scope of practice upon completion of clinical competency for the specific task.
Assist in preparation of units, patient rooms and beds for receiving patient admissions, returning surgical patients, transfers, emergencies, or discharges.
Provide care for the adult or geriatric patient, ages 18 years and over.
Assist in and accompany patients in the admission, transfer and discharge procedures.
Assist in obtaining patients’ height, weight and vital signs during admission.
MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION)
High school graduate or GED equivalent preferred
Able to work in high stress environment
Able to speak, read and write English
Relevant, proven nursing or therapy experience in direct patient care
Ability to work in a demanding situation, changing focus of work due to changing priorities
Successful completion of a Nurse Aide course preferred