Under the supervision of the registered nurse, performs routine service duties and basic nursing procedures necessary to provide for the care, comfort and safety of patients. Maintains patient and service rooms in a clean and orderly condition. Assists with the preparation of the room and equipment for diagnostic procedures. Participates in the orientation process of new employees
High School Diploma or GED
Certificate from an approved Nurse Aide training program,
In lieu of certificate must be a nursing student who has completed a Nursing Fundamentals course. BLS certification, de-escalation and first aid training.
Ability to read and write at an elementary school level to understand the patient's plan of care and to record data on the patient's medical record
Ability to perform simple arithmetic calculations at an elementary school level in order to take and record the patient's weight, vital signs, I & O
Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with patients and their families that demonstrate recognition of cultural diversity
Basic analytical skills in order to gather data, complete comparisons, interpret, & report outcomes to the nurse or document on the medical record.
Ability to manage and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
Must possess excellent customer service skills