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NURSING ASSIST-MED/SURG IMCU

Company: The Methodist Hospitals
Location: Merrillville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the licensed nursing staff, provides direct patient care to assigned patients to assure patient comfort, safety and hygiene needs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

+ Assists patients with basic patient care related tasks, including bathing, toileting, dressing, grooming, feeding, transferring, ambulating, transporting and making beds.

+ Cleans and maintains equipment, patient rooms, and other areas as assigned.

+ Measures and records vital signs to include blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations, glucometer, oxygen saturation, weight intake and output, and food consumption.

+ Reports on patient's status changes or requests to licensed nursing staff as observed during rounding, and answering the call lights. Documents patient care information per policies and procedures in the medical record.

+ Automatically added: Performs other duties as needed and/or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Ability to clearly communicate patient's status and care issues to Licensed Nursing Staff.

+ Ability to verbally communicate with patients, families, the public and other staff of the department.

+ Ability to complete assigned tasks independently.

Education

High School Diploma/GED Equivalent is Required

Experience

One year of healthcare/medical experience is preferred

Certification and Licensures

Indiana Nurse Aide Certification is Preferred

Certified CPR is Required

Model of Care and Conduct

Methodist Hospitals strives for excellence and insists on high standards of conduct and performance in everything we do. Our Model of Care and Conduct is designed to create a positive work environment which Methodist desires for all employees. This is foundational to the high level of patient, family and physician satisfaction we strive for each day. As part of all position's duties at Methodist Hospitals, all employees are responsible to conduct themselves in accordance with the Model of Care and Conduct and will be evaluated according to these standards of behavior.

ID: 2023-9569

Street: 8701 Broadway

FTE: 0.9

Keywords: The Methodist Hospitals, Gary , NURSING ASSIST-MED/SURG IMCU, Healthcare , Merrillville, Indiana

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