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Jennie Stuart Medical Center, Inc. Certified Nurse Aide / Mental Health Tech - PRN - GBHU in hopkinsville, United States

Job Summary:

To assist licensed personnel in the delivery of quality patient care.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides for patient's personal hygiene: gives bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves, and assists with showers.

  • Provides for activities of daily living: assists with meals and feeds patients; ambulates, turns, and positions patients; provides fresh water and nourishment between meals.

  • Performs I&O, checks vital signs and weight, specimen collection, and post-mortem care.

  • Provides for comfort needs of patients.

  • Works effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and assists in the orientation of new employees.

  • Utilizes resources and materials in an efficient and safe manner.

  • Maintains a safe and clean environment for patients and co-workers; transports patients and equipment as appropriate.

  • Promptly answers patients' call lights and requests.

  • Reports observations of a patient to the nurse caring for the patient to ensure professional assessment.

  • Instills confidence in the patient by maintaining a neat and clean appearance and performing duties in a competent and caring manner.

  • Shows dependability by being punctual; maintains consistent attendance.

  • Maintains good working relations among all nursing unit personnel and other hospital employees through appropriate communication.

  • In special areas, performs duties as defined on specialized-skill list.

  • With specialized training, and written approval, may perform additional and specialized tasks pertinent to assigned area.

  • Accepts reassignment as needed to provide necessary care for all patients.

Required Skills

Minimum Education:

• High School Graduate or GED equivalent.

• Successful completion of Nurse Aide course or the equivalent.

Required License/Certifications:

Kentucky Nurse Aide Registry (CNA).

BLS Certification—American Heart Association (Healthcare Provider) or American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider) Required. Must be current

Required Experience

• Mental Health Tech.