Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Assistant, Med Surg, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky
Patient Care Assistant, Med Surg, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital
Nights, Full Time, 7P-7A
This role is responsible for providing a variety of routine patient care activities and support services including general clerical and reception duties under the supervision of a registered nurse. Assists nurse, physicians, and families as needed
Recognizes changes in patient status and reports appropriate information to registered nurse.
Assists with admission, transportation and discharge of patients
Demonstrates knowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span of the patient to include neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult and geriatric.
Assists patient with dressing and undressing
Assists patient with grooming and maintaining proper and clean appearance
Assists patient with elimination/toileting needs
Assists the patient with oral care
Assists patients in transferring, repositioning, alignment and ambulation
Accommodates patient’s needs through responding appropriately to patient’s verbal/nonverbal expressions of needs
Safeguards patient’s property
Keeps patient’s living areas pleasant and orderly
Maintains patient’s self-esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information.
Provides patients with opportunities for independence and choice consistent with their plan of care.
Assures patient’s rights are protected and that all patients, families, and significant others are made aware of patient’s rights.
Measures body functions and documents care provided to patients
Receives and shares information, observes and reports patients condition and any change of status to registered nurse
Provides Safety, Sitter services for the patient as assigned
Demonstrates and practices appropriate hand hygiene in delivery of patient care
Other duties as assigned.
Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
High School Diploma or GED required.
CNA certification preferred.BLS required.
Experience (required and preferred):
One year nursing assistant experience in acute or long-term care or successful completion of 1 semester medical/surgical clinical experience in a nursing program or successful completion of nursing assistant program.
Apply today to learn about what we can offer you. Please contact Kaitlin Bergman, Recruiter, @ Kaitlin.Bergman@amnhealthcare.com for more details.
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Job Clinical Support
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-ST. MARY AND ELIZABETH HOSP.
Daily Schedule 7P-7A
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0154587