Emory Healthcare/Emory University Registry Nurse Tech/CNA in Atlanta, Georgia
JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs assigned patient care, activities of daily living, assessment and observation duties under the direction of a Registered Nurse or LPN. Monitors and operates patient care equipment. Maintains a clean and safe environment. Required to work 24 hours per four week period and at least 1 weekend shift per month and 1 major holiday per year.
Communicates with patients and all members of the nursing team to relay appropriate information and provide patient care. Reinforces patient and family teaching. As part of a patient focused service, promotes supportive and healing environment so that customer and staff satisfaction is enhanced. Assists in emergency situations as directed by the RN/LPN. Assists RN/LPN in providing patient care according to individual needs by observing IV site appearance, assisting with range of motion, ambulation, patient transfers, diet, elimination, hygiene, performing pre-and -post-operative procedural care, and assisting with respiratory functions/procedures. Ensures that prescribed measures related to hygiene, comfort and rest are provided. May operate converter chair, lifts, scales, beds, stretchers, wheelchairs, non-invasive BP monitors, automatic thermometer, sphygmomanometer, and pulse oximeter. Participates in shift report as required. Must be competent to perform procedures as delegated after observation by authorized teacher according to Department Policy. Seeks assistance as needed.
Complies with Standard Precautions guidelines and all other Infection Control procedures and safety standards to maintain and promote a clean and healthy work environment.
Maintains hospital and unit-specific competencies as required. Participates in unit-based and system-wide Performance Improvement Program. Supports cost efficient/effective delivery of care. Serves as a resource/model through compliance with standards of care and with Department of Nursing, Hospital and organizational policies and procedures. Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions and to maintain nursing records and charts. High diploma or equivalent. Experience in a long term, geriatric health care facility desired. One year of direct patient care may be required on some units. Certification by the State of Georgia as a Certified Nursing Assistant or currently enrolled in an accredited Registered Nurse program and have completed two clinical semesters. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association is required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
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Division Emory Univ Hospital
Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30322
Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta
Department EUH Hematology 8T-S
Job Type PRN / Registry
Job Number 64822
Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support
Standard Hours 4 Hours
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