Nurse Assistant - 2 North (SOCH)
Sisters Of Charity Hospital - Acute - Buffalo, NY

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NURSE ASSISTANT - 2 North (Sisters of Charity Hospital): Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides nursing care to non-acutely ill patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the patients and/or nursing unit.

REPORTS TO: Nurse Manager

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):

EDUCATION:
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High School or GED
EXPERIENCE:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
·
Mental and physical health sufficient to withstand strenuous activity, bending, lifting, walking.
· Desire and skill to meet the needs of the geriatric, chronically ill or long term patients.
· Continuous awareness of need for safety measures in patient care.
· To assist other hospital staff in direct patient care.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
·
Ability to cope with stress and handle multiple priorities is required.
·
Obligation to conserve supplies, equipment and time in a cost-effective environment.
· May also be exposed to communicable diseases.
PHYSICAL EFFORT:

ACTIVITY & STRENGTH : (MEDIUM)

Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

Not Present (N)

Activity - Job Demand

Walk – Frequent

Climb Stairs – Occasional

Stoop – Frequent

Kneel – Occasional

Crouch – Occasional

Reach (immediate) – Frequent

Reach (overhead) – Occasional

Handling – Frequent

Fingering - Frequent

Sitting – Occasional

Standing – Constant

Push Cart - Frequent

Pull Cart - Frequent

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS: INTERNAL:
·
Communicates appropriately with peers, supervisors, and physicians.
· Demonstrates a supportive team spirit with team members within Patient Care Services.

EXTERNAL:

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