Tended to patients with chronic illnesses. Provided necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients for unit specific procedures. Provided personal nursing care in pre- and post-operative situations. Obtained and set up suction equipment. Positioned residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems. Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake. Collected urine and fecal samples. Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival. Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines. Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration. Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager. Exhibited compassionate care and communication with regard to issues of death and dying. Provided patients and families with emotional support. Assisted with ADLs. Documented resident records on daily flow sheets. Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff. Sensitive to the needs of geriatric patients.
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