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General Summary: This position assists the nursing staff in rendering basic nursing care to assigned patients. The incumbent provides direct and indirect care following physicians and nursing orders. They extend patient care / services for all stages of the lifespan including pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. Adhere to policies and procedures of the hospital.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates commitment to philosophies, goals, standards or care, acceptable standards of personal conduct and behavior.
  • Provides personal care such as bathing, linen changes, mouth care and other related activities.
  • Demonstrates proper technique when turning and positioning, transferring and ambulating patients.
  • Assists with nutritional needs by preparing patients for meals, assisting/feeding, distributing snacks and recording intake and output.
  • Obtains information regarding assignment from patient care, care plus and in collaboration with the nursing staff.
  • Aid with elimination needs by offering bedpans/urinals, keeping incontinent patients clean and dry and collection of tests/specimens as ordered.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment.
  • Follows policy and procedures related to patient restraints.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills to treat patients/others with dignity and respect.
  • Respects patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance with HIPAA.
  • Assumes responsibility for staying informed about updates and changes to policies by attendance at staff meetings.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of age-specific patient care factors in the Age-Specific Care Guidelines.
  • Provides for patient safety, hygiene, and personal care regarding age-specific needs.
  • Communicating information and conveying patient needs sensitive to age and developmental level of the individual patients/family.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Completion of approved Nurse Assistant Certification Course.
  • Listed with the State Division of Facility Services as a Level 1 Nurse Aide.
  • Current Nurse Aide Certification.
  • Certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or must obtain within 3 months of hire.

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching with arms, finger, and hand dexterity, talking, hearing, and seeing for extended periods.
  • Light work (lifting 20 lbs.), Medium work (lifting 50 lbs.), Heavy work (lifting 100 lbs.).
  • Clean, well lit, and comfortable climate.
  • Potential exposure to contamination with blood or bodily fluids, requiring wearing protective equipment.
  • May be required to work unusual or additional shifts.
  • Work in a continually changing environment.


NOTE: This job description is an overall statement of major accountabilities and duties performed by incumbents in this position. The incumbent may be required to perform other position-related duties other than those described in this description.


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