Assists in implementing nursing care by performing basic nursing procedures by performing the following duties
Answers lights, or intercom system to determine patients' needs.
Assists patients in activities of daily living.
Carries out delegated components of the nursing process.
Serves and collects food trays and feeds patients requiring help.
Transports patients or assists patients to walk.
Turns and repositions patients, as needed.
Changes bed linens, runs errands, and directs visitors.
Participates in admission/discharge activities
Takes and records routine vital signs, daily weights, food and fluid intake and output, and documents information in a timely manner. Reports age specific variance to appropriate personnel.
Reports age specific variance to appropriate licensed personnel
Accurately documents the delegated components of the nursing process in a timely manner meeting requirements of the regulating bodies.
May be assigned to monitor patients on a continual basis
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
C.N.A. Certification required upon hire
BLS required within 60 days after hire