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Certified Nurse Aide 4 East- Full Time Night Shift

2020-12-21
  • Organization

  • DeTar Healthcare System DeTar Healthcare System

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Nurse Aides assist nurses in the care of patients by doing or assisting the patient in the routine activities of daily living. They help keep patients comfortable and tend to their basic needs. Tasks include assisting with meals as needed, answering call lights when patients signal for help, patient positioning, toileting, make beds, give baths and massages, and fill water pitchers and ice bags. They may also perform routine tests, such as taking a patient's temperature, pulse, and blood pressure, pulse oximetry and accucheck, for which they have competencies documented.

Education:

Nurse Aide course and certification required.

 

Orientation and training will be provided that is specific to the unit until able to function independently and demonstrates proficiency in basic skills.

 

Licenses/Certificates:

Current Texas certification as a Nurse Aide.

Current BCLS certification or obtained during the first week of orientation.

 

 

Experience: 

Knowledgeable in basic bedside care and assistance to patient in nutrition, hygiene, and activities of daily living.

Specific knowledge of medical terminology to be able to understand carry out the instructions given by RN, LVN or physician orders.

General knowledge of arithmetic, spelling, and grammar to be able to do drug calculations and properly document patient care.

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