UMC Nursing - Nurse Assistant
UMC Health System - Lubbock, TX

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PART I - General Job / Performance InformationEducation and ExperienceN/AEnvironmental / Working ConditionsWorks inside. Hours of duty may be irregular covering various shifts. Exposure to blood borne pathogens is of high risk.Interaction with Other Departments and Other RelationshipsN/AJob DescriptionThe Nursing Assistant will perform tasks which involve specified services for patients delegated by a Licensed Nurse.Required Licensures / Certifications / RegistrationsNurse Aide Certification preferred.Physical CapabilitiesWork is of medium demand. Standing, walking most of the time on duty. Lifting and pushing patients, carts and wheelchairs. Good tactile sensation necessary for checking patients. Talking and hearing to converse with patients and staff members. Near visual acuity for accurate reading of guages and thermometers and for recording on patients' charts.Skills and AbilitiesThe Nurse Aide Skills Inventory details procedures the employee is expected to perform and must be completed by the end of the 3-month probationary period. Age specific knowledge is required when needed for appropriate patient care.
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