Beaumont Health Nursing Assistant PRN in Troy, Michigan
The Nursing Assistant assists in patient care throughout nursing areas and is responsible for the safe transport of patients via wheelchair or stretcher, dispatch services and appropriate documentation of services. Provides the services of an Observer for any patient on a patient care unit who has been assessed to require constant observation in order to maximize his/her safety. Performs general receptionist and clerical duties in order to facilitate efficient functioning of the nursing unit.
*ESSENTIAL DUTIES: *
? Provide patient care assignments as delegated by and under the direction of a registered nurse.
? Maintains current knowledge/certification.
? Attends all required Safety Training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety and specific job-related hazards.
? Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens.
? Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
? Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter and intra departmentally to facilitate the department's/unit's ability to meet its goals and objective.
*Education / Training: *
? High school graduate or equivalent
*Work Experience: *
? Previous hospital or nursing home experience preferred
*Certification, Licensure, Registration: *
? American Heart Association Basic Life Support required
? Current CNA certification preferred
? Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately.
? Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals.
? Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred.
? Basic computer knowledge is preferred.
? Ability to move or lift patients and equipment.