Provides very basic patient care under the direction of a licensed nurse. A competent person who assumes responsibility for observation of patient activities to maintain patient safety. Provides reassurance to patients and family members. Works independently as well as functioning as a team member. Provides high quality care to the following patient populations: Geriatric, Medical/Surgical, Adult, Telemetry, and Psychiatric Issues.
Essential functions of the position:
Observation of patients to ensure their safety and the safety of staff
Observe patients' conditions/behavior and report changes to professional staff
Cleaning and straightening of patients rooms
Assist in the turning and repositioning of patients to prevent pressure ulcers
Appropriate use of bed/chair alarms for fall prevention
Document activities performed on the Frequent observation flow sheet documentation tool in an accurate and timely manner.
Regular and reliable attendance
Additional Job Details:
Scheduled hours: 6:30pm-7:00am