- Provide hands-on care to patients in a variety of settings, including hospitals, nursing homes, and mental health facilities.
- Perform routine tasks under the supervision of registered nurses.
- Take patient’s temperate, pulse, and respiration rate.
- Take blood pressure and determine if range is abnormal.
- Answer calls for help and determine if additional help is needed.
- Prepare and serve meals.
- Feed patient and mash up food if necessary.
- Provide rehabilitation, comfort, support, and quality personal care to long term patients with chronic diseases and disabilities.
- Analytically observe and identify critical changes in patient’s condition routinely.
- Organize duties and procedures between patients, scheduled appointments, and routine care.
- Prepare the use of medical instruments such as catheters and tube feeds.
- Achieved “100% CLUB” accolade in accordance with achieving full attendance in 1999.
- Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
- Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
- Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
- Schedule appointments for patient.
- Provide comfort, support, and quality personal care to long term patients.
- Analytically observe and identify critical changes in patient’s condition and report to medical teams in a timely matter.
- Organize duties and procedures between patients, scheduled appointments, and lab work.
- Schedule and coordinate appointments for patients using effective time management skills.
- Keep financial records or perform other bookkeeping duties, such as handling credit or collections or mailing monthly statements to patient.
- Bathe and dress patient.
- Make beds and perform light housekeeping duties in patient’s room.
- Take patient on walks.