Under the supervision and/or direction of the Nurse Supervisor, Charge Nurse, or Staff Nurse, performs various duties assisting in the treatment and care of patients in accordance with the established methods and procedures of the hospital
Licenses or Certifications: CPR Certification, CNA Certification preferred
Total Education, Vocation Training, and Experience: High School Graduate or equivalent preferred. One (1) year prior experience preferred. .
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to seek assistance as needed;
Ability to understand and follow through with directions given related to patient care;
Ability to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor, and other hospital employees.
PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:
Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
Organize and prioritize tasks and projects
Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction
Ability to speak, hear, and read English
Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape
Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations.
Lift up to 100# from floor to 19 and 19 to 25(Occasional) Stand(Constant)
Walk up to .25 mile(Frequent) Sit(Occasional)
Sustained Forward bending in sitting and standing(Occasional) Kneeling(Occasional)
Sustained squat(Occasional) Repetitive squat(Occasional)
Push/Pull up to 100# of force at 36(Frequent) Front Carry Two handed carry of 25# up to 20 ft.(Occasional)
Full body range of motion(Constant) Reaching above head at least to 60 with 5#(Occasional)
Grasp of various sizes, shape ,temperature, and texture, and weights up to 50# grip(Constant)
Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc
Potential hazards include:
* toxic/caustic chemicals
*blood or body fluids
*extreme conditions, hot or cold
*dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)
*moving mechanical parts
*CRT (computer) monitor
*potential electric shock
*frequent, repetitive motions
*x-ray electro-magnetic energy
*Other (as listed)
*high pitched noises
*needles or other sharp objects
Equipment used for patient care. Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc. Assumes responsibility for equipment, inventory, safety, and security of assigned facilities.