Denton Regional Medical Center is a 208 bed, full service hospital that serves the growing population of Denton, Wise, Cooke and Montague Counties. Offering a full-spectrum of healthcare services, including advanced open-heart surgery and trauma programs, Denton Regional's more than 850 employees and 300 physicians are constantly striving to offer the highest quality service to the North Texas area. At Denton Regional Medical Center we feel that customer service is an important part of every person's job and strive to enhance community health through our service with compassion, excellence and efficiency.
Working under the supervision of a nursing, the Certified Nursing Assistant performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding.
Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
Assists patients in ambulating.
Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
Performs non sterile dressing changes.
Passes and collects bed pans.
Changes bed linens.
Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Required Job Qualifications Include:
Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.
Certification as a Nurse Assistant required.
Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training program or currently enrolled in nursing program with completion of a nursing fundamentals course.
Working knowledge of medical terminology.
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
HCA Inc - 17 months ago
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