Nursing Asst -Oakpoint in Livingston, TN at Livingston Regional Hospital

Date Posted: 11/12/2022

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Job Description

HighPoint - Livingston Regional Hospital

Organizational Expectations 

Provides a positive and professional representation of the organization.

Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention.

Maintains hospital standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience.

Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice.

Adheres to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.

Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.

Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards.

Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information.

Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization.

Adheres to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and TJC standards and/or standards from other accrediting bodies.

Essential Functions 

Provides for patient's personal hygiene: gives bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves, and assists with showers.

Provides for activities of daily living: assists with meals and feeds patients; ambulates, turns, and positions patients; provides fresh water and nourishment between meals.

Administers enemas, douches, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths, and applies restraints.

Performs I&O; checks vital signs and weight; performs sugar and acetone urine testing, specimen collection, and post-mortem care.

Provides for comfort needs of patients.

Works effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and assists in the orientation of new employees.

Utilizes resources and materials in an efficient and safe manner.

Maintains a safe and attractive environment for patients and co-workers; transports patients and equipment as appropriate.

Promptly answers patients' call lights and requests.

Reports observations of a patient to the nurse caring for the patient to ensure professional assessment.

Instills confidence in the patient by maintaining a neat and attractive appearance and performing duties in a competent and caring manner.

Shows dependability by being punctual; maintains consistent attendance.

Maintains good working relations among all nursing unit personnel and other hospital employees through appropriate communication.

In special areas, performs duties as defined on specialized-skill list.

With specialized training, and written approval, may perform additional and specialized tasks pertinent to assigned area.

Accepts reassignment as needed to provide necessary care for all patients.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements 

Minimum Education
High school graduate or GED required

Minimum Education
Successful completion of nursing assistant course or the equivalent.

Minimum Work Experience
Previous hospital experience with acceptable references preferred.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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