Provides specified direct patient care in an assigned area under the supervision of a registered nurse. Assists in implementing delegated treatment plan interventions. Performs routine unit functions, including secretary duties. Provides for the safe and therapeutic care through routine functions such as maintaining and monitoring activities of daily living (ADL) limit setting and communicating significant patient events.
Assists, monitors and/or maintains patient activities of daily living (ADL's).
Orients patient and family/significant others to the unit and hospital.
Escorts patients to various locations i.e., tests, meals, activities, supervising and managing their behaviors as required.
Performs vital signs on patients.
Receives direction from the RN and communicates significant or unusual occurrences in patient behavior.Documents pertinent observations/occurrences in the patient's medical records according to policy.
Defuses and reports crisis situations, intervening when appropriate and uses proper procedures.
Maintains a safe and therapeutic environment by assisting with groups, setting limits on patients; following established safety and risk management policies and procedures.
Licenses & Certifications
Nurse Aide in good standing as indicated with the State Registry in which the team member practices..
Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Nursing Assistant.
Required Functional Experience
No experience required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Good verbal and written skills for safe and effective patient care.Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills.