Under the supervision of a Staff Nurse performs a variety of patient care functions to provide assistance in carrying out patient care assignments. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age-specific needs of the patients.
Assists patients with activities of daily living.
Assists Staff Nurse with all aspects of the nursing process including but not limited to assisting with collection of baseline and ongoing assessment data following the nursing management plan and monitoring the patient response to nursing interventions.
Provides and/or reinforces patient instruction.
Performs designated treatments under supervision according to Nursing Department Policy and Procedure.
Functions as a patient sitter for safety watch cases.
Assists in the overall function of the nursing unit under direction of a Staff Nurse.
Demonstrates accountability and responsibility as a hospital employee.
Maintains quality assurance safety environmental and infection control in accordance with established hospital department policies procedures and objectives.
Other information:BASIC KNOWLEDGE:
Current RI registration as a Certified Nursing Assistant with current certification in Basic Life Support with Healthcare Provider.
Currently matriculated in a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.
Completed two semesters of clinical practicum of which one must be Adult Medical Surgical Nursing.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Prolonged sitting standing and walking.
Exposed to all patient elements.
Will be required to lift/turn patients and equipment.
Repeated bending squatting stooping.
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Location: The Miriam Hospital USA: RI: Providence
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Shift 1