Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Assistant, Med/Surg Nursing, Sts Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky
Patient Care Assistant, Med/Surg Nursing, Sts Mary and Elizabeth Hospital
Location: LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, UNITED STATES
Field: Clinical Support
Requisition #: 2018-R0200566
Post Date: Dec 20, 2018
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72
Primary Location: KY > LOUISVILLE > ST. MARY AND ELIZABETH HOSP.
7pm - 7am, Full Time
Job Summary/JobPurpose/Essential Functions
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.
Job Requirements /Qualifications
Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
High School Diploma or GED required.
BLS must be obtained prior to start of employment
State CNA certification preferred.
Requisition ID: 2018-R0200566
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