Under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse, this position assists the RN/LVN in the provision of patient care including patient data collection, oral care, bathing, assistance with ambulating and toileting. This position participates in quality patient care delivery, efficient patient flow and effective communication with the health care team. Integration of patient care standards are incorporated into all clinical activities.
A. Demonstrates competence in the performance of duties and responsibilities related to patient care.
B. Provides for the safety and comfort of the patient.
C. Demonstrates the ability to safely and competently provide care in emergency situations.
D. Demonstrates the ability to safely, responsibly and competently use equipment, supplies, and perform delegated therapeutic/ diagnostic interventions.
E. Obtains non-narcotic medications from pharmacy as requested by RN/Physicians in urgent/emergent situations.
F. Performs other duties as assigned.
6 mos. previous Nursing Assistant/Patient Care Assistant experience and/or completion of the first quarter of an RN or LVN nursing education program