Nursing Assistant, St. Vincent,Various Units
Company: Allegheny Health Network
Posted on: November 21, 2020
Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Under the direct supervision of the nurse, provides for the care,
safety, comfort and privacy of patients based on their individual
needs. May perform duties in a variety of settings including the
patient's place of residence.
* 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. This work may involve providing services at
the patient's place of residence. (30%)
* 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%)
* Reports changes in patient's physical, mental and emotional
conditions, as well as any issues or concerns identified to nursing
* Participates in unit activities such as supply stocking, patient
transport, and equipment/appliance cleaning, checks and retrieval.
* Performs other duties as assigned or required.
* High school diploma or GED; or one to three months related
experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education
* CPR certification.
* For Home Health work, appropriate state licensure.
* CNA certification.
* Previous Nursing Assistant experience.
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performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a
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