The Nursing Assistant assists in the treatment and care of the patient under the direction of a Staff RN.
Provides personal care that includes bathing, feeding, skin and mouth care and changing bed lines.
Collects, documents, and reports vital signs such as: temperature, blood pressure, pulse, height and weight.
Empties patient drainage containers and maintains accurate intake and output records.
Assists with pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative care which includes, positioning, lifting and turning.
Reports changes observed in condition or behavior of patient.
Assists with treatment procedures.
Assists in maintaining supplies and reports malfunctioning equipment.
Remains compliant with HIPAA, maintains professionalism and ensures confidentiality of patient information.