Summary: Under the direction of a Registered Nurse/and or LPN, assists with patients activities of daily living and plan of care. Communicates with and supports healthcare team, patients and/or patient s family or significant other(s). Maintains and demonstrates high standards of professional ethics. Position Responsibilities: Supports the activities of daily living to include bathing, dressing, grooming, oral care, feeding, toileting/hygiene, and assisting with mobility and transport. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice. Position Responsibilities: Performs technical duties as directed by RN/LPN, such as vital signs, point of care testing, bladder scanning, and foley catheter care specific to population served and documents appropriately. May perform phlebotomy and EKG s, if certified. Identifies and communicates changes in patient s status to RN/LPN and responds appropriately. Identifies and communicates changes in patient s status to RN/LPN and responds appropriately. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice. Reinforces education of patient and family/responsible party regarding individual care needs and safety issues. Participates in Virtua patient satisfaction initiatives and goals. Participates in the performance improvement activities. Assists in orientation of new hires. Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required: Required Education: High School Diploma or Grade Equivalent Diploma (GED) required. Must have successfully completed a PCT (or equivalent) course or completion of a fundamentals nursing course in an RN program.Training/Certifications/Licensure:BLS certification. Training/Certifications/Licensure: Enhances skills through on-going education and training. Maintains regulatory and departmental level competencies. Associated topics: certified medication technician, elderly, home health, labor, nac, nurse, patient care, pcs, stp, wh4
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