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Certified Nursing Assistant - FT Nights

Company: Kindred Hospital Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Description
ScionHealth is committed to a culture of service excellence as demonstrated by our employees' adherence to the service excellence principles of Pride, Teamwork, Compassion, Integrity, Respect, Fun, Professionalism, and Responsibility.
As our most acute level of care, our specialty hospitals offer the same -critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.
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Job Summary
Assists professional nursing personnel in providing patient care in assigned area. Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, emotional support and performs more complex clinical skills under the direction of professional nursing personnel.
Essential Functions


Consults with and keeps supervisor informed of unit activities, needs, and problems related to patient care.
Provides general nursing care such as positioning the patient, lifting, turning, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in the use of bed pan, urinal or commode, ambulating the patient, preoperative and post operative care, and application of binder or anti embolic stockings, bed bath, oral/hair/back care, changing bed linens, cleaning over bed table, and bedside stand, straightening patient room and other general care necessary during the shift.
Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure, and intake and output measurements accurately. Documents in a timely manner.
Prepares patient room and bed for admission and transfers and ensures all necessary equipment is in room. Maintains an attractive and comfortable environment for patients with special consideration to cleanliness of room, ventilation, and lighting.
Assists in patient admission, transfer, and discharge procedures. Assist with handling and care of patient belongings and other personal property.
Answers patient call lights, telephone, and paging system and responds as appropriate.
Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, performs routine treatment procedures such as enemas, application of appliances for heat and cold.
Able to release, remove, and reapply restraints to patient under the direction of an RN. Ensures patient is in proper position and alignment.
Assist Registered Nurse and/or LVN/LPN with complicated patient treatment procedures.
Serves and removes patient meal tray in timely manner. Assists with feeding and/or preparing items such as opening milk container, cutting food for patient.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Expectations

Must read, write and speak fluent English.
Must have good and regular attendance.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Basic computer knowledge.
Able to organize tasks, develop action plans, set priorities and function under stressful situations.
Ability to maintain a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
Approximate percent of time required to travel:
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Education

Completion of course for nursing assistants.

Licenses/Certification

Current Nursing Assistant Certification
BLS Certification

Experience

Minimum six months' experience in acute or long term care facility.

Keywords: Kindred Hospital Indianapolis, Indianapolis , Certified Nursing Assistant - FT Nights, Healthcare , Indianapolis, Indiana

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