East Cooper Medical Center, Mt. Pleasant, SC
Job Description Position Summary
the direction of the Nurse, performs sub-professional duties including
providing patient care to meet the needs of activities of daily living;
operation and maintenance of equipment.
Takes and records vital signs and I/Os.
Assists licensed staff and physicians as directed within approved
standards. Performs other related duties
as directed. Assumes the responsibility
for meeting the basic needs of all patients assigned. Provides care to a patient population ranging
from infant to geriatric, unless otherwise indicated. Works collaboratively with the health care
team, is customer focused and strives to meet unit and hospital goals. Provides quality care according to established
practice standards and guidelines for the area(s) assigned. Must be willing/able to float to other
(comparable) nursing units, as requested/needed.
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
High school graduate or equivalentSuccessful completion of Certified Nursing Assistant
Course and CNA Certification, completion of Nursing Fundamentals Course in an
accredited RN program, EMT certification or Medical Assistant certificationSuccessful completion of hospital service orientation
programAttends Skills Fair and completes yearly competency
checklistsMust have current BCLS certificationPrevious hospital experience preferredCompetently performs unit specific duties as assignedMust utilize common sense and good judgment. Must be able to adapt to varying patterns of
supervision. Must be able to perform duties accurately under
stress. Must perform duties within scope of practice and
conforming to standards of practice. Must have the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy
when dealing with physicians, patients and family members. Discretion is required in handling
confidential information. Must be able to work irregular schedules, weekends,
and holidays due to staffing and census fluctuations.
Nursing Assistants and PCA
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
East Cooper Medical Center
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