Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to the patient and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and OT/PT Therapist. Works with nursing staff team to deliver patient care. May be responsible for accurate record keeping observation of monitors and prompt reporting of cardiac rhythm changes.
Provides basic nursing care to patients within Nursing Assistant (NA) scope of practice and Plan of Care (POC). Includes actions that meet psychosocial needs and physical needs.
Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge of patient
Performs basic patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to standard of care for patient's age. Assists with feeding patients and maintaining fluid balance with technique appropriate for patient's age and physical condition.
Demonstrates competency in proper operation of the monitors, ensures monitor is properly functioning
Provides information/explanations to patients and families within scope of practice
Assists physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills under the direction of an RN
Within scope of practice, answers patient and family member questions and provides explanations of care being administered
Attends and participates as appropriate in shift to shift report and IDT care conference
Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or GED equivalent required
Current Washington State Nurse Assistant Certified required
Current BLS (Healthcare Provider) required
One-year nursing assistant experience in personal care services (hospital, skilled nursing facility, home health or equivalent) preferred
0.9 FTE; 36 hours/week; Day Shift
Employment Type (feed only)