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Company Name : UofL Health
Company Location : Louisville, KY 40202
Job Position : Patient Care Assistant, Nurse Staffing Office, University of Louisville Hospital, PRN
Job Category : Jobs in Kentucky
Job Description :
The Clinical Assistant provides clinical patient care support in a caring, safe, and efficient manner, under the supervision and delegation of the Registered Nurse. In collaboration with patients and families (as defined by the patient) the Clinical Assistant is responsible for the care of the patient. The Clinical Assistant adheres to and is supportive of the hospital and the department of Nursing mission and philosophy.
Delivers successful service to our internal and external customers by adhering to critical success standards: demonstrating accountability and commitment to quality and safety standards; providing exceptional customer service; and exerting effort to ensure a positive work environment that demonstrates dedication to the hospital’s mission, vision and values
Performs delegated nursing skills, including but not limited to, activities of daily living, monitoring of patient condition, body mechanics, providing nutritional support and other activities as appropriate to clinical service, in accordance with hospital standards, nursing standards of care, and policies and procedures
May perform skills, within scope of practice for unlicensed assistive personnel. These skills include, but are not limited to, the collection of specimens, use of specialized equipment, restraint monitoring and patient elimination procedures. Communicates performance of these skills to the patient’s Registered Nurse and other members of the healthcare team
Performs functional assignments per unit standards of care, including such activities as patient admission and discharge procedures, unit environmental organizational tasks, and others as appropriate to service
Performs and documents point-of-care testing, patient mobility and exercise, comfort, rest, sleep and care needs, patient hygiene, grooming, dressing, skincare, dietary, toileting and elimination needs
Assists with transport
Performs clerical duties; use of a fax machine, computers, medical transcription, telephone, and copy machines may be required
Demonstrates appropriate emergency and patient safety procedures, including management of safety devices and equipment. Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with hospital standards
Participates in training, development and continuing education activities to improve role functioning Responsible for knowing and demonstrating National Patient Safety standards. Participates in department-based activities and initiatives to improve and ensure a safe environment
Participates in performance improvement activities; quality improvement and patient safety activities; assists in maintaining compliance with Joint Commission accreditation and other internal and external regulatory standards including the code of conduct
Communicates effectively with members of the health care team, patients and families, often under stress or emergency situations
Assists other members of the nursing care team and/or other disciplines
Maintains compliance with all company policies, procedures and standards of conduct
Complies with HIPAA privacy and security requirements to maintain confidentiality at all times
Performs other duties as assigned
Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
High School Graduate or equivalent.
Completion of approved nursing assistant training and CNA certification preferred.
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider – BLS Required
Experience (required and preferred):
Completion of approved nursing assistant training preferred and CNA certification preferred
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