Full Time 7P-7A
Summary of Duties
Provides activities of daily living and other specified patient care procedures for the adult and geriatric patient.
Essential Job Functions
Provides for patient's activities of daily living with either total or partial assistance as directed by patient condition:
Bath or shower
Oral and/or denture care
Turning and repositioning every two hours or greater as indicated by patient need
Performs indirect patient care tasks and unit functions: including but not limited to:
Answers call lights and relays information promptly to the nurses
Runs errands to obtain medications, supplies, etc.
Inventories supplies; compiles list of needed supplies
Stocks supplies and patient meds when delivered to facility
Discharge preparation (packing personal items, transports patient, etc.)
Cleans and maintains unit and patient equipment
Assists patients with elimination needs
Performs simple range of motion
Performs finger stick blood glucose test
Performs intake and output measurements (oral, IV, NG, drains, etc.)
Performs vital sign measurements
Obtains 12 lead EKGs
Assists physicians and nurses with special procedures
Assists with stocking of supplies and assesses inventory needs for medical and general supplies in coordination with the Administrative Secretary/ Materiels Management Coordinator and/or other management staff, and following hospital purchasing protocols
Cleans and stores dirty hospital equipment for future patient use
Performs other duties as assigned
High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
Minimum of one year of patient care experience required.
Physical Requirements for Essential Job Functions
Ability to lift 50 lbs. occasionally, 20 lbs. frequently, and 10 lbs. constantly.
Ability to walk and stand 80% of an 8 to 12 hour shift.
Ability to push/pull up to 200 lbs. in order to position patients, move beds, carts, etc., and aid patients in ambulation.
Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately, so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
Noland Health Services