Location CLEVELAND, TN (Tennova Healthcare-Cleveland)
Department Med/Surg (unit/floor 7)
Performs various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating. Collects non-invasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs but does not start or administer intravenous fluids. Aids physicians and nursing staff members with procedures if needed. Documents patient interactions as needed.
The PCT under supervision of the Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse/Staff LPN provides routine patient care in accordance with Tennova Healthcare - Cleveland established policy and procedures. Delivers care based on patients’ needs appropriate to age and developmental level for the pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patient. Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, and resourcefulness when dealing with patients, visitors, physicians, and hospital personnel.
Minimum high school graduate or G.E.D. required.Diploma or transcripts required upon hire.
One-year experience as nursing assistant preferred. One-year patient care experience preferred.
Certified Nursing Assistant certification preferred or enrolled in accredited nursing program preferred. BLS certification (AHA or Red Cross) required within six months of hire.