Nursing Assistant HUC - .6 6a-6p
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: June 6, 2021
High School Graduate, or
Certificate of General Educational Development (GED) or High School
Equivalency Diploma (HSED).
No experience required
Basic computer skills.
Excellent oral and written communications.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to
interruptions and changing priorities/workloads.
High level of attention to detail essential.
Nurse Aide in good standing as indicated with the State Registry in
which the team member practices., and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification
issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) must be obtained
within 45 days.
Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, twist, and
reach above shoulders during the work shift.
Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient
lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with
the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with
at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient
lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case
Will be required to use foot pedals on carts or machines.
Must have functional vision and hearing.
Will be exposed to mechanical, electrical, chemical, and radiation
hazards as well as blood and body fluids on a continuous basis
therefore, protective clothing must be worn as necessary.
Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work
expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities
required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform
other related duties.
Provides basic, quality patient focused care in clinical setting
under daily direction and supervision of Registered Nurse (RN) in
accordance with the standards of practice within guidelines of
corresponding state regulations. Performs clerical and system
coordination for the nursing units and delegated tasks in patient
care setting that supports environment of patient care and assures
patients and family are treated in a holistic manner with dignity
and respect. Monitors and updates orders and schedules diagnostic
and therapeutic services. Ensures accuracy and frequent updates of
unit census, patient information, and level of care. Coordinates
all nursing unit communications and activities. Acts as a
receptionist, greeting and/or directing patients, visitors,
physicians, and other health care providers.
Assists RN with daily care of patients including bathing, oral
hygiene, feeding, activity orders and ambulation which may include
use of therapeutic assistive devices, proper positioning, range of
motion and special transferring as indicated. Measures and
documents blood pressures, TPRs (Temperature, Pulse, Respiration),
I and O (Intake and Output), daily weights, and other patient data
as requested. Documents accurately in Electronic Medical Record
Participates in admission, transfer and discharge process under
supervision of RN including room set up, orientation to room,
removing linen, and proper management of patient belongings.
Ensures patient call light is always in reach of patient and
answers call~lights promptly.
Performs purposeful rounding under direction of RN and promptly
communicates observations, concerns, and needs of patient/family to
RN. Documents appropriately. Performs various patient positioning
and transporting duties which require lifting and pushing/pulling
while utilizing proper technique and assistive devices.
Performs tasks related to nutritional needs of the patient under
direction of RN to include diet review, tray set up/removal,
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