Nursing Asst Cert-HH - #604551

Palmetto Health


Date: 11/26/2021 00:30 AM

City: Sumter, South Carolina

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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Job Summary


Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, Licensed Physical, Occupational or Speech Therapist, assumes responsibility for the collection of data related to patient status, performance of basic nursing procedures and therapeutic exercises, on-going collection and documentation of patient data; assistance with treatments and procedures and assistance with maintenance of patient care equipment.


Accountabilities



  • Provides age-appropriate patient care based upon individualized plan of care as directed by the Registered Nurse (or Licensed Professional) including the patient's physical, emotional needs, cultural, spiritual, psychosocial and educational needs.
  • Demonstrates effective use of time and resources in the delivery of assigned patient care.
  • Adheres to policies related to patient rights, confidentiality and customer service standards.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills in collaboration with other health team members to ensure optimal functioning of the Agency.
  • Performs basic nursing procedures and other specific tasks and treatments including thermal application, non-sterile soaks, application of simple dressings, perineal care, foot care and therapeutic exercise.
  • Documents and reports patient status and condition which may include vital signs, intakes and out puts, etc. to appropriate RN, PT, OT, ST.
  • Adheres to established department policies, procedures, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Practices within guidelines of all applicable regulatory agencies.
  • Identifies opportunities for process improvement and participates in on-going process improvement activities.
  • Maintains and / or ensures adequate maintenance of patient medical records and treats as confidential.
  • Maintains skills, agency-based competencies and completes annual mandatory continuing education requirements for certification.
  • Provides comfort and pain management measures
  • Completes required Agency documentation accurately to include documentation of care, charge tickets and mileage reimbursement.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities


This is a non-management job that report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.


Minimum Requirements


Education - High School diploma or equivalent


Experience - 1 year CNA


Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses


CNA - SOUTH CAROLINA CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (Lawson Code NCNA)


SCDL - South Carolina DRIVERS LICENSE (Lawson Code LSCD)


Other Required Skills and Experience



  • Evidence of current auto insurance
  • CPR/BLS certification
  • Knowledge of office equipment
  • Vitals

Work Shift


Day (United States of America)


Location


Tuomey


Facility


1572 Hospice - Tuomey - Payroll Only


Department


15726050 Nursing Service


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