Collects pertinent data through observation, interview, other members of the health team, and communicates changes in the patient condition to other patient care providers.
Records all data obtained through assessment in the patients health record.
In a team relationship with the Registered Nurse, contributes to the Nursing Care Planning.
Assist in the formation of a written plan.
Assists in identifying both short and long term timed measurable goals with anticipated behavioral changes.
Assists in setting priority when planning care to meet the patients needs.
Assist with patient healthcare and participates in nuilti-disciplinary care conferences.
Counts CDS Drugs and contraband, if required.
Assist Physician in minor medical / surgical procedures.
Transcribes and posts all therapeutic orders generated by the Physician.
Initiates and documents prescribed treatments for nursing interventions in compliance with policy and procedure.
Administers routine and/or PRN medications as ordered.
Practices universal precautions when providing nursing procedures.
Assists in maintaining a neat, clean and safe environment for patients and coworkers.
Keeps patient information confidential and respects the patients right to privacy.
Keeps health team informed of observations and changing conditions of patients.
Must maintain and show proof of an active state nursing license and place a copy of the license in the
personnel file maintained by the RN supervisor.
Is cognizant and adheres to all security regulations of the institution.
Attends scheduled in-service programs and staff meetings.
Maintains an active CPR certification.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduate from a licensed Practical Nursing Program. Currently licensed as a Practical Vocational Nurse in the stale. Good physical health, able to function in a stressful environment arid relate well to the patients, security staff and healthcare team members.
The job may risk exposure to extreme heat and/or cold, wet or humid conditions, noise, fumes, odors, moving machinery, electrical shock, traffic and toxic or caustic chemicals. Risk of exposure to bio-hazard communicable diseases and bodily fluids.
PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS
Must have the capability to hear, speak and see to communicate with the general public. Must have the strength and ability to apprehend, subdue and restrain criminal offenders. Physical exertion may be required to climb stairs and over walls, run. bend, twist, reach, crawl through tight spaces, kneel in confined areas; sit for prolonged periods of time; movc/push/pull or lift heavy objects exceeding 50 lbs; Subject to 24-hour call back for emergencies. Requires annual physical. Requires operation of standard office equipment.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to he ail-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.
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