Performs a variety of direct patient care procedures to assist the unit manager, professional staff and physicians in providing patient care focused on the needs of the patient.
Position Requirements:Minimum Education:
Required: High School Diploma
Required: Less than one year of previous job-related experience
Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience
Required: CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation),Certified Nurse Assistant
Position Responsibilities: GENERAL PATIENT CARE - Meets the comfort and hygiene needs of the patient by providing care services such as bathing, oral hygiene procedures, hair care, bed pan/urinal use, skin care and garment, linen and bedding changes. TECHNICAL CARE - Assists with completion of patient testing and treatment procedures, sets up and primes IV tubing, 12-lead ECG, simple tracheostomy suctioning and care, changes dressings, performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation, obtains wound and throat cultures. EQUIPMENT - Assists physician and professional staff in equipment supply and set up. TRANSPORT - Assists with ambulating patients with assistive devices such as crutches and with transfer/transport procedures. COMMUNICATION - Performs required documentation and communicates in a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and regulatory requirements. QUALITY IMPROVEMENT - Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes. Other department specific duties as assigned.
Loyola University Health System - 20 months ago