Lifepoint Hospitals Athens , TN 37303
PRN (Variable Shifts) - position available.
Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:
Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including monitoring vital signs, possibly taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.
Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating, and ambulation.
Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.
Provides appropriate and accurate specimen collections and care of patients based on individual needs.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Nursing student or completion of a licensed nursing assistant program is preferred.
6 months recent acute care experience is preferred.
BLS is required.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.