Nursing Assistant I - 12C Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU - Full Time

Job ID: J138023
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jan 4, 2019

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Under the direct supervision of the nurse, provides for the care, safety, comfort and privacy of patients based on their individual needs.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides, obtains or performs and documents direct patient care and activities such as: activities of daily living, skin survey, vital signs, ambulation, specimen collection, intake and output, meal consumption, height and weight, blood glucose testing/monitoring, point of care testing, bladder scanning, transporting of patients and their charts, documentation of O2, assistance with exams, treatments and procedures. May also complete 12 lead EKG testing (30%)
  • Reports changes in patient's physical, mental and emotional conditions, as well as any issues or concerns identified to nursing staff. (20%)
  • Participates in unit activities such as supply stocking, patient transport, and equipment/appliance cleaning, checks and retrieval. (20%)
  • Participates in quality and patient satisfaction initiatives which may include hourly rounding promoting safety such as fall prevention, hand washing, isolation protocol and maintaining and orderly environment. (30%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • Current CPR certification required

Preferred

  • Previous Nursing Assistant experience in a hospital setting preferred.
  • CNA preferred.

Summary

Under the direct supervision of the nurse, provides for the care, safety, comfort and privacy of patients based on their individual needs.

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