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CERTIFIED NURSING ATTENDANT-LONG TERM 8-7 unit Full time evening shift

Company: Newbridge Health Wellness
Location: Paramus
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Director or designee, performs basic, routine duties related directly and indirectly to nursing care of patients.

PATIENT CARE

Patient care responsibilities are delivered with a knowledge of patient growth and development and are appropriate to the ages of the patients served.

Takes and records TPR, blood pressure and reports deviations from normal to Primary or Charge Nurse.

Obtains specimens as assigned (e.g., urine, stool, sputum).

Weighs patient and records weight.

Assists patient with activities of daily living including skin care (e.g., bathes, dress, helps patient ambulate).

Records oral intake and urinary output.

Performs assigned treatments (e.g., changes simple dressings).

Communicates effectively with Charge Nurse/Primary Nurse regarding patients' needs and requests.

Orients patient to environment and develops rapport with patients, family and significant others.

PATIENT CARE RELATED DUTIES

Keeps patient unit and non-patient unit clean (e.g., wipes tables, arranges storage rooms, pantries and other areas).

Prepares bedside unit for new admissions (e.g., stocks with bedpan, tissues, water, cups).

Applies principles of infection control and safety in the work environment.

Reports significant unit problems to charge nurse.

Effectively utilizes the hospital computer system as it pertains to job responsibilities and in accordance with hospital policy.

Participates in unit committees and in CQI activities as assigned.

Assists other personnel as necessary.

Keywords: Newbridge Health Wellness, Paterson , CERTIFIED NURSING ATTENDANT-LONG TERM 8-7 unit Full time evening shift, Healthcare , Paramus, New Jersey

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