Aultman Health Foundation NURSE AIDE in Canton, Ohio

NURSE AIDE

Requisition 8819

Location Aultman Hospital

Department CARDIAC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

Schedule Part Time

Shift Varied Shifts

Hours 630a-3p/230p-11p

Job Details

High School/GED

PURPOSE OF POSITION :

The primary purpose of the Nurse Aide is to assist in providing patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school graduate or equivalent, minimum of 18 years of age.

  2. Displays an attitude of interest and respect for people.

  3. Understands and adheres to policies and regulations.

  4. Ability to handle the public tactfully.

MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES: See criteria based performance evaluation.

  1. Assists in admission, discharge, and transfer of patients.

  2. Provides morning care, which includes bath, bed linen change, oral hygiene, back rubs, combing hair, ambulation and straightening the room.

  3. Provides evening care, which includes straightening bed linen, back rubs, and straightening room.

  4. Prepares patients for meals.

  5. Answers call lights

  6. Distributes drinking water and nourishments to patients.

  7. Provides safe environment for patient.

  8. Takes and records temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, height, weight, intake and output measurements.

  9. Performs routine treatments (ex. Enemas).

  10. Provides general nursing care such as turning, positioning, and lifting patients, applying and removal of binders, supports, anti-embolism stockings.

  11. Assists Staff Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse as needed.

  12. Makes patient rounds on unit to anticipate patient needs.

  13. Transports patients, equipment, and specimens to other departments as required.

  14. Reports any changes observed in patient condition.

  15. Attends in-service education programs.

  16. Practices careful efficient and non-wasteful use of supplies.

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.