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Nursing Assistant (Family Care)

Company: Altru Health System
Location: Grand Forks
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Pay Range: $15.50 - $23.22Summary:Hours: 16 hours a week, Rotation of Days/Nights.The Nursing Assistant works under the direction of a licensed nurse in the provision of direct patient care including the admission and discharge process. The Nursing Assistant assists or performs procedures according to physician order and nursing delegation, based on validation and skill level. The position identifies changes in patient's condition and communicates these changes to the Nurse immediately. Provides assistance with basic cares, transporting and patient transfers.Essential Job Functions: Contributes to and assists in implementing plan of care that reflects the patient's physical, psychological, social, educational, developmental and rehabilitative needs based on patient's age, ethnic origin, economic status, lifestyle, creed or philosophical beliefs. Demonstrates competency and ability to carry out department specific functions in accordance to the department's standards of care, policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the department/organization. Contributes to the assessment of the health status of patients, including interactions with patient's family members by collecting basic subjective and objective data from observations and interviews, including taking vital signs and reporting and recording appropriately. Identifies basic signs and symptoms of deviations from normal health status and provides basic information which licensed nurses use in identification of problems and needs. Reports the patient's self-report/symptoms of pain promptly according to standard operating procedure.Certification: Nurse Aide North Dakota Board of Health Within 4 Months of Start Date HR Primary Sources Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association (AHA) Within 90 days of Start Date Learning Management SystemInfection and Safety Requirements : Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with: All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader. The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.Physical Demands : Sit: Occasionally (5-33%) Stand: Frequently (34-66%) Walk: Frequently (34-66%) Stoop/Bend: Frequently (34-66%) Reach: Frequently (34-66%) Crawl: Not Applicable Squat/Crouch/Kneel: Occasionally (5-33%) Twist: Occasionally (5-33%) Handle/Finger/Feel: Continuously (67-100%) See: Continuously (67-100%) Hear: Continuously (67-100%)Weight Demands: Lift -Floor to Waist Level: Medium (20-40 pounds) Carry: Medium (20-40 pounds) Push/Pull: Medium (20-40 pounds) Slide/Transfer: Medium (20-40 pounds)Working Conditions: Indoor: Continuously (67-100%) Outdoor: Not Applicable Extreme Temperature: Not ApplicableDriving Requirement Definitions: Professional Drivers: Persons who drive as their main responsibility OR transport passengers or hazardous materials. Frequent Drivers: Persons whose main responsibility is not driving, but drive daily or almost daily. Occasional Drivers: Persons who drive from once per month to as frequently as once per week. Infrequent Drivers: Persons who are generally not expected to drive.Driving Requirement for this position:Infrequent DriverReference ID: R1276Job Type: Part-timeSalary: $15.50 - $23.22 per hour

Keywords: Altru Health System, Grand Forks , Nursing Assistant (Family Care), Healthcare , Grand Forks, North Dakota

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