- Administration of prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse or aide, and ensure patients take their medicine.
- Check residents’ vital signs.
- Prepare and serve meals to patients or other family members, according to prescribed diets.
- Maintain records of patient care and discuss observations with the nurse.
- Responsible for client(s) care of daily living.
- Ensure a safe and sanitary environment for client(s), (i.e., changing linens/housekeeping).
- Assist with ambulation and transfer activation if needed.
- Answer patient call signals or intercom systems to determine patients’ needs.
- Provides adjunct care by administering enemas, douches, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths; and applying restraints.
- Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients’ call lights and requests; and reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor.
- Protects organization’s value by keeping patient information confidential.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, participating in professional organizations, and maintaining licensure.
- Enhances nursing department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
- Prepare treatment rooms/ Bays for patient examinations, keeping the rooms/Bays neat and clean.
- Show patients to Surgical Room/Bays and prepare them for surgery.
- Administer bedside or personal care, such as ambulation or personal hygiene assistance and Blood Glucose Check, .
- Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs, Clip and Prep Patients before Surgery, And Assist in Patient Care Needs under the direction of registered nurses.
- Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients’ conditions. Recognized for ability to monitor and provide emotional and physical support to patients and staff. Possess exceptional communication abilities, as well as cultural sensitivity to deal with diverse population.
- Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs.
- Empty waste baskets, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
- Observe precautions required to protect residents.