Merit Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM on the advertising end date.
|Job Type:||Temporary ( Limited to 780 hours per fiscal year, no benefits )|
|Initial Advertising Ends on:||Extended Until Position is Filled|
|Sub Department:||Medical Surgical Services|
|Building:||John Pappajohn Pavilion (JPP)|
|Part/Full Time||Part Time Position 20 hrs/wk|
Details: 10-20 hours per week will be accomplished between the hours of 7AM-7PM and 7PM-7AM
Details: rotating days off
|Desired Qualifications:||Preferred candidate will have direct patient-care experience, experience working in a health care environment, strong written communication skills, experience providing customer service relations and be a Certified Nursing Assistant|
|Duties:||Under direct supervision of Registered Nurses, performs specific tasks to assist members of the Nursing team in providing patient care. |
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Establish therapeutic relationships with patients, families and multi disciplinary team.
Participates in planning patient care appropriate for patient's condition and age.
Documents patient behavior in a factual, legible manner and identifies material to report to the registered nurse.
Maintains patients’ safety and security by providing physical care and assistance; follows Standard precaution.
Provides supervision of patients during activities.
Identifies potential crisis situations, reports to the registered nurse, and intervenes.
Perform patient personal hygiene such as bathing, toileting, feeding, dressing, grooming and oral care for patients.
Take temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
Clean equipment, patient bedside area and nursing unit.
Set up rooms for patient admission.
Transport patients by bed, cart or wheelchair.
Transport equipment, specimens and supplies.
Stock and supply patient rooms and Nursing unit.
Perform basic CPR as required.
Maintain patient confidentiality.
Aptitudes required in order to perform responsibilities:
Work in an environment with conflicting demands and/or priorities and rushed and/or urgent timelines.
Manage multiple assignments and provide quick reaction and immediate response to emergencies.
Maintain attention to detail over extended period of time and continually be aware of variations in changing situations.
Strong communication skills and a tolerance for an active work environment with potential for negative behavior.
Work well with all levels and types of people.
MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to read, write and follow instructions
Before applying for the NURSING ASSISTANT position, please read the Minimum Qualifications
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