Jennie Stuart Medical Center, Inc. Certified Nurse Aide / Mental Health Tech - PRN - GBHU in hopkinsville, United States
To assist licensed personnel in the delivery of quality patient care.
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.
• High School Graduate or GED equivalent.
• Successful completion of Nurse Aide course or the equivalent.
Kentucky Nurse Aide Registry (CNA).
BLS Certification—American Heart Association (Healthcare Provider) or American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider) Required. Must be current
• Mental Health Tech.