Nursing Assistant, Med Surg, Mercy Hospital Kingfisher, FT/7a-7p
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Kingfisher, OK 73750
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Has knowledge and understanding of daily assignments and unit activities.
1.1 Takes assignment from charge nurse.
1.2 Answers patients’ call lights in a timely manner to determine needs and responds appropriately by fulfilling needs.
1.3 Communicates with CNA’s and NA’s from preceding shift concerning patient needs.
1.4 Organizes and prioritizes patient care.
1.5 Performs designated tasks and completes delegated assignments.
1.6 Assists in admission transfer and discharge procedures.
1.7 Performs hourly rounding in conjunction with the nursing staff.
Performs routine tasks and simple treatments under the direction of a registered nurse.
2.1 Takes and records temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure as directed by the licensed nurse. Reports any significant findings to the licensed nurse
2.2 Obtains weights on patients as ordered.
2.3 Performs fingerstick blood sugars and records results in medical record. Reports abnormal results (less than 80 or greater than 120) to the nurse.
2.4 Empties wound suction/drainage devices at 0600, 1400, 2200 and prn; Documents in medical record.
2.5 Assists in managing equipment specific to the nursing unit such as ice packs, heating pads, intermittent pneumatic compression devices and CPMs to exclude equipment related to medications and enteral feedings.
2.6 Prepares and assists patients with Sitz baths as ordered.
2.7 Retrieve specimens, label them correctly and delivers them as appropriate.
2.8 Apply and removes restraints according to the current Mercy Hospital Kingfisher. Document in the medical record all activities and observations according to the Restraint Policy.
2.9 Performs bladderscans and record finding according to policy.
2.10 Changes telemetry leads daily.
2.11 Turns and encourages deep breathing and coughing by post-operative patients every two hours.
Provides personal hygiene and comfort measures to patients as directed.
3.1 Provides complete/partial baths or showers to include oral hygiene.
3.2 Records hygiene and comfort measures in the medical record.
3.4 Performs catheter/perineal care every shift and documents this activity
3.5 Assists with bedpan/urinal, bedside commode, or to the bathroom as needed. Documents output in the medical record.
3.6 Changes and/or cleans ostomy bags as needed records any output in the medical record.
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
Employer’s Job# 805081
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