UofL Physicians

  • Patient Care Assistant, Cardiac Nursing Unit-U of L Health, Jewish Hosp.- FT- 7A-7P

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Job ID
    2019-9496
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical Support
    Department
    5033107-8 Heart-Lung-Jewish Hos
  • Overview

    This role is responsible for providing a variety of routine patient care activities and support services including general clerical and reception duties under the supervision of a registered nurse.  Assists nurse, physicians, and families as needed

    Recognizes changes in patient status and reports appropriate information to registered nurse.

    Responsibilities

     

    Assists with admission, transportation and discharge of patients

    Demonstrates knowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span of the patient to include neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult and geriatric.

    Assists patient with dressing and undressing

    Assists patient with grooming and maintaining proper and clean appearance

    Assists patient with elimination/toileting needs

    Assists the patient with oral care

    Assists patients in transferring, repositioning, alignment and ambulation

    Accommodates patient’s needs through responding appropriately to patient’s verbal/nonverbal expressions of needs

    Safeguards patient’s property

    Keeps patient’s living areas pleasant and orderly

    Maintains patient’s self esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information.

    Provides patients with opportunities for independence and choice consistent with their plan of care.

    Assures patient’s rights are protected and that all patients, families, and significant others are made aware of patient’s rights.

    Measures body functions and documents care provided to patients

    Receives and shares information, observes and reports patients condition and any change of status to registered nurse

    Provides Safety, Sitter services for the patient as assigned

    Demonstrates and practices appropriate hand hygiene in delivery of patient care

    Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    High School Diploma or GED required.

    BLS must be obtained prior to start of employment

    State CNA certification preferred.

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