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Nurse Tech/Asst-Med/Surg Nights (2288) in Cleveland, MS at Bolivar Medical Center

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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Job Description

Bolivar Medical Center

Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic 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 team and/or unit.

Job Requirements

  • Provides basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients within the nursing assistant’s scope of practice that includes actions that meet psychosocial needs and physical needs.
  • Provides general aspects of care that meet psychosocial or physical needs or both simultaneously, within the nursing assistant’s scope of practice.
  • Meets communication needs of patients.
  • Demonstrates performance reflecting the initiative and responsibility expected of a nursing assistant.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, within the Nursing Assistant’s scope of practice.
  • Assists in admission, transfer and discharge of patient.
  • Performs basic patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate to the RN any observed changes in patient status and responses.  Maintains awareness of the needs of the pediatric, geriatric and general patient population.
  • Demonstrates ability to assist with feeding patients and maintaining fluid balance with technique appropriate for patient’s age and physical condition.
  • Provides explanation to patient and family prior to administering care to patient; answers questions within scope of practice.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to team leader, co-workers and physicians.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric and general population.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills under the direction of an RN.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Responds to patient in emergency or physically distressful situations.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Meets current documentation standards and policies and completes within shift.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care under the direct supervision of an RN.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of disease entities.
  • Medical and surgical asepsis is carried out during treatments and special procedures.

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