We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Nursing Assistant to join our healthcare team. The Nursing Assistant will work under the supervision of a registered nurse to provide basic patient care and support. This role is suitable for individuals who are passionate about helping others and have a desire to work in the healthcare industry.
- Assist patients with daily living activities, such as bathing, dressing, and grooming
- Monitor and record vital signs, such as blood pressure and temperature
- Assist with patient mobility, including transferring and positioning patients
- Serve meals and assist with feeding patients
- Clean and sanitize patient rooms and equipment
- Assist with medical procedures, such as wound care and catheterization
- Communicate with patients and their families to provide emotional support and answer questions
The Nursing Assistant plays a critical role in providing quality patient care and support. They work closely with registered nurses to ensure that patients receive the necessary care and attention. The Nursing Assistant will interact with patients and their families on a daily basis and must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Assist with patient admissions and discharges
- Monitor and report changes in patient condition to the registered nurse
- Administer medications under the supervision of a registered nurse
- Assist with diagnostic tests and procedures
- Maintain patient records and documentation
- Attend to patient comfort needs, such as providing blankets or adjusting room temperature
- Participate in patient care conferences and meetings
Requirements and Skills:
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Completion of a nursing assistant training program
- Current certification as a nursing assistant
- Basic knowledge of medical terminology and procedures
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Compassionate and patient-centered approach to care
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
The Nursing Assistant works under the supervision of a registered nurse to provide basic patient care and support.
A high school diploma or equivalent, completion of a nursing assistant training program, and current certification as a nursing assistant are required.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, basic knowledge of medical terminology and procedures, and a compassionate and patient-centered approach to care are necessary.
Review and Approval:
This job description has been reviewed and approved by the HR department and the hiring manager.