Performs as a member of the Nursing Team various duties assisting Staff Nurses in the treatment and care of patients in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Participates in the nursing process during delivery of patient care.
Assists in providing nursing care to patients and collects data for assessment of physical, psychological, and social dimensions under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
Participates in implementing a formal plan of care for the patient under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
Demonstrates proficiency in Computerized Nursing Informatics (information systems).
Assists in orientation of other personnel to the unit under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
Participates in at least four unit staff meetings per year, attends mandatory programs.
Adheres to safety, blood/body fluid policies and procedures.
Assesses personal and learning development needs. Regularly updates knowledge of techniques and regulations appropriate to the age of the patient served.
Represents hospital in the community and within the hospital by maintaining confidentiality regarding patients and hospital matters and by presenting the hospital in a manner that will best market the services provided.
Performs other work related duties and activities as assigned or requested by his/her immediate supervisor.
Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family members, visitors, volunteers and co-workers in a manner that reflects Cape Cod Hospital’s commitment to CARES: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and service.
Certified Nursing Assistant Program or equivalent (EMT, LPN, completion of one year of nursing school program which includes two semesters of clinical practice; military corps person).
Current Basic Life Support Certification.
Successful completion of the Cape Cod Hospital written competency exam for NA II.