Provides functions of the Unit Secretary position (clerical support, order transcription, and customer service) and Nurse Aide. The PCT works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Collects, reports, and records basic objective and subjective data. Observes and reports changes in signs and symptoms or deviations from normal health status. Provides basic information which assists the licensed nurse in making lists of problems and needs, setting goals, and developing and revising the plan of care. Provides total personal care or assists patients with Activities of Daily Living. Provides physical care, comfort measures, and emotional support to patients whose conditions are stable or predictable. Assists with basic restorative nursing. Repeats patient teaching instructions as given by the RN. Documents and communicates completion of assigned duties and patient responses. Assists with admission and discharge of patients. Performs CPR when necessary. Follows principles of asepsis and infection control. Maintains clean unit, work space, and patient's environment per regulatory and hospital requirements. Receives delegation from RN. Assists in maintaining patient record. Transcribes physician orders. Answers phone and performs other clerical duties.
Successful completion of CNA course from an approved School of Nursing. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider certification- required. Certified as nurse aide in the state of Colorado-required
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