Nursing Assistant - Intensive Care Units

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



* Job Objective: A brief overview of the position. * The Nursing Assistant position performs basic and advanced Nursing Assistant skills under direct supervision of Clinical Director, Clinical Coordinator or Registered Nurse. * Reports to * Director * Clinical Coordinator * Supervises * None * Ages of Patients * Adult * Geriatric * Pediatric * Adolescent * Neonate/Infant * Blood Borne Pathogens * High Potential * Qualifications * Education * Required: High School Diploma or equivalent if hired/promoted after April 10, 2016 * Licensure/Certification * Required: CNA if hired/promoted after April 10, 2016; American Heart Association BLS * In lieu of certification, must have completed 1 semester of education in an accredited ADN or BSN program. * Experience * Preferred: Nursing Assistant experience * Essential Responsibilities * Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations. * Accurately obtain vital signs: Temperature, Pulse, Respirations, Blood Pressure, and Pain level. * Documents and communicates abnormal values and changes to RN per policy. * Performs AM and HS hygiene per standard. * Appropriately positions and ambulates patients as per care plan. * Accurately documents Intake and Output and daily weights and communicates to RN. * Assists with set up and/or feedings of patients. * Assists nurse with re-positioning, ambulating, transporting, and other care as directed. * Communicates with nurse/ co-workers prior to leaving unit for any reasons. * Assists with equipment storage, retrieval and procedure cart restocking as directed. * Observes all isolation procedures and regulations. * Accurately performs duties assigned by and under the supervision of the RN. * Provides safe patient environment at all times. * Stays with patient who may be in danger of falling or hurting himself. * Correctly identifies patient by use of armband. * Call bell within reach. * Application of restraints * Communicates observations of patient condition changes to Nurse. * Adheres to guidelines for change of shift report from assigned RN. * Performs patient rounds at least every hour. * Completes documentation accurately as per policy. * Maintains general tidiness of patient room. * Performs other duties as assigned.

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