Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Charge/Registered Nurse and/or Physician, provides direct care to an assigned patient population. Completes documentation of patient care, patient condition, reactions and response to treatment in a timely manner and tracks patient progress.
Minimum Qualifications: Completion of one year semester of Nursing Fundamentals in an accredited school of nursing program; excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills; BLS certification. Proficiency in computer documentation preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Nurse aide certification preferred; Clear oral expression; oral comprehension includes listening to and understanding others; deductive and inductive reasoning skills; ability to write clearly; use of technology such as EMR, selective attention – able to concentrate for protracted periods; time sharing – able to shift back and forth successfully between two or more activities; Ability to work with diverse patient and staff populations with sensitivity to cultural and spiritual influences impacting patient care. Efficiently manage time with minimal supervision.
Working Conditions: Work in an unpredictable environment encountering stressful situations and exposure to body fluids and infectious diseases. May experience traumatic situations including deceased patients.
Physical Requirements: Constantly stand, walk, reach, push/pull, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, bend/twist, talk/hear, lift/carry 50+ lbs. Frequently sit, stoop/kneel/crouch.