Individuals within this job classification are accountable for activities of daily living to patients under the supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. The Nurse Aide (NA) must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit. This individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to function in an assistive role to the licensed nurse in the provision of technical and environmental patient care activities as delegated by and under the supervision of the licensed staff. The NA will be responsible for: activities of daily living, elimination, infection control, body mechanics, safety and emergency care as indicated. He/she is expected to adhere to and abide by the rules and regulations set forth by the Oklahoma Nursing Practice Act.
High School Diploma or GED required
Nurse Aide Certification preferred
BLS (American Heart Association) required
Prior Nurse Aide experience preferred