Nursing Assistant - Telemetry Ap4n

Eisenhower Medical Center Rancho Mirage , CA 92270

Posted 2 months ago

  • 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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