Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Assistant, Pediatrics, Frazier Rehab in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Patient Care Assistant, Pediatrics, Frazier Rehab

Description

Nights, Part 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

Recognizeschanges in patient status and reports appropriate information to registerednurse.

Assistswith admission, transportation and discharge of patients

Demonstratesknowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span of thepatient to include neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult and geriatric.

Assistspatient with dressing and undressing

Assistspatient with grooming and maintaining proper and clean appearance

Assistspatient with elimination/toileting needs

Assiststhe patient with oral care

Assistspatients in transferring, repositioning, alignment and ambulation

Accommodatespatient’s needs through responding appropriately to patient’s verbal/nonverbalexpressions 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

Otherduties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required& preferred):

High

School Diploma or GED required. BLS required.

State CNA

certification preferred.

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.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-FRAZIER REHAB INSTITUTE

Daily Schedule 7P-7A

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0163235

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.