Skilled Nursing Assistant with extensive healthcare experience and dedication to patient physical and mental needs. Budget-conscious and efficient with good interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledgeable about equipment usage and maintenance requirements.
Focused Healthcare team member offering 8 years of delivering exceptional patient service and managing documentation needs. Accustomed to communicating openly with healthcare staff to optimize treatments and care planning. Diligent in tracking patient details, managing laboratory samples and providing skilled mobility support.
Patient-focused professional providing support in critical care, pre-op, medical-surgical and post-op cases in medical center environments. Skilled at delivering customized education to patients of diverse conditions and backgrounds. Excellent decision-making, time management and communication capabilities well-honed in with high-performance healthcare teams.
Receives verbal/written assignments from RN/LPN; assists patients with Activities of Daily Living; reports any changes in patient condition to RN/LPN; maintains neat and clean stocked areas and patient rooms; cleans equipment between each patient use; assists with and accompanies patients on admission, discharge, and transfer; answers patient call lights promptly; operates unit equipment as required; maintains 24-hour urine collections; performs catheter checks, blood glucose monitoring, Incentive Spirometry, Trapeze Bar setup, and enemas; runs unit errands as needed; keeps hallway clear of equipment; distributes water and ice; replaces needle buckets as needed; takes and records vital signs and weight; records accurate intake and output (to include NG, chest tube, ostomy bags, foley, etc.); signs/initials documentation; assists with completion of daily flow sheet; responds promptly to overhead pages; adheres to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; requires minimal supervision to safely perform patient care; utilizes proper body mechanics when moving, positioning, and transferring patients and moving equipment that is necessary to preform essential functions; communicates and uses appropriate customer relation skills with physicians, patients, families and the healthcare team in person and via the telephone; adheres to hospital policies including confidentiality; demonstrates the ability to provide competent patient care for the following patient populations: Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adults, and Geriatric; accesses and accurately maintains electronic and paper medical records; participates in orientation of new employees as assigned; participates on committees as assigned; participates in Performance Improvement activities as assigned; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required; related duties as required.
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