Community Health Systems Certified Nurse Aide 5 East Med/Surg- Full Time in Victoria, Texas
Nurse Aides assistnurses in the care of patients by doing or assisting the patient in the routineactivities of daily living. They help keep patients comfortable and tend totheir basic needs. Tasks include assisting with meals as needed, answering calllights when patients signal for help, patient positioning, toileting, makebeds, give baths and massages, and fill water pitchers and ice bags. They mayalso perform routine tests, such as taking a patient's temperature, pulse, andblood pressure, pulse oximetry and accucheck, for which they have competenciesdocumented.
NurseAide course and certification required.
Orientationand training will be provided that is specific to the unit until able tofunction independently and demonstrates proficiency in basic skills.
CurrentTexas certification as a Nurse Aide.
CurrentBCLS certification or obtained during the first week of orientation.
Knowledgeablein basic bedside care and assistance to patient in nutrition, hygiene, andactivities of daily living.
Specificknowledge of medical terminology to be able to understand carry out theinstructions given by RN, LVN or physician orders.
Generalknowledge of arithmetic, spelling, and grammar to be able to do drugcalculations and properly document patient care.
Job: Medical / Surgical Unit
Organization: DeTar Healthcare System
Requisition ID: 1818329