LWH - Nursing Assistant, full Time
Integris Health - Oklahoma City, OK

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Job Number:
681094

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Description

Nursing Assistant

Job Code: 2312

Position Summary:
The Nursing Assistant performs delegated direct patient care activities to an assigned group of patients, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. This position requires population specific competencies. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.

INTEGRIS Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Essential Functions:
The Nursing Assistant responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs personal patient care tasks, such as mouth care, making beds, giving baths, perineal care, hair care, shaving patients, giving backrubs, and emptying bedpans or urinals
  • Assists with patient safety issues such as presence of identification arm band, adherence to patient fall protocol and use of restraints, positioning of patients, promotion of an environment for rest and sleep, reporting of incidents/injury occurrences
  • Performs treatments which may include urinary catheter care, enema administration, preparation of sitz baths, applying compresses, and assisting with patient ambulation
Accountability:
The Nursing Assistant reports to the department manager / director.

Required Physical Demands:
Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time
Standing/Walking: Constantly; activity exits up to 2/3 of the time
Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Medium (Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
Seeing: Yes
Hearing: Yes
Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): Yes

This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.

Environmental Conditions:
Potential for exposure to infections and communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment, chemicals. Must follow standard precautions.
PACU: Occasionally exposed to patient being X-rayed. Frequently exposed to low levels of exhaled anesthetic gases.

VII. Required Competency Test(s)

Nursing - Nursing Assistant

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Current BLS certification or completion within 90 days.
  • Completion of Nursing Assistant written competency test scoring 80% or higher.
  • Successful completion of a recognized nursing assistant course required or successful completion of an accredited nursing program, Nursing Fundamentals or Introduction into Nursing course with either skills lab or clinical rotation included.
  • Verification is required of the course and lab or clinical via transcript or official notice from the accredited nursing program or 3 months nursing assistant experience within an acute care facility, nursing home, home care setting, or long-term care facility or prior hospital corpsman medical training in the military required.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English.
VII. Required Competency Test(s)

Nursing - Nursing Assistant

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INTEGRIS Health shoots for integrity by providing a range of health services to residents throughout the Sooner state. The company, one of...