Pontotoc, MS 38863, USA
North Mississippi Health Services
Patient Care: Performs tasks related to routine patient care within an assigned unit under the supervision of a Registered Nurse
Assists with patient’s plan of care by providing and/or assisting with activities of daily living, including but not limited to personal hygiene, grooming, mobility, and comfort
Effectively and efficiently coordinates daily patient care activities on the nursing unit
Assists nursing staff to better facilitate patient admissions, discharges, and transfers.
Performs a variety of duties both within and in support of assigned unit as delegated by nursing staff
Responds to patient’s call lights/requests and reports to appropriate personnel when necessary
Assists patients in meeting nutritional needs, including but not limited to assisting with feeding, providing fluids and supplements.
Inventory Control: Orders, stocks, and replenishes unit supplies and necessary equipment in a cost efficient manner
Participates in identifying unit financial responsibility during budget preparation
Assists with keeping unit within its budget restraints
Facilitates unit communication including, but not limited to, telephones, intercom system, call light system, computers, etc. and relays information as appropriate
Communicates patient information, concerns, or issues to appropriate interdisciplinary team member(s)
Facilitates and directs communication among visitors, employees, and physicians within assigned unit
Customer Service: Welcomes visitors to the unit by greeting them, answering questions, giving directions, and referring inquiries as appropriate to nursing staff.
Answers telephone and directs calls and inquiries to the appropriate department or staff member.
Polite and friendly in all interactions whether by phone or in person
Ensures a safe and clean environment for patients and health care team
Documentation: Documents care provided using worksheets and/or the electronic medical record
Regulation: Adheres to professional standards, behavioral standards, and hospital policies as set forth by the organization
Complies with applicable Local/State/Federal policies/procedures/guideline/regulations/laws/statues
Maintains confidentiality by protecting personal healthcare information of all patients.