STNA (107-19)

Posted: Oct 04, 2019

  • Category Patient Care Support
  • Schedule PRN (as needed)
  • Shift Variable including nights and weekends
  • Department Medical Surgical

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides patient care and performs routine task under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Qualifications

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides care in accordance with the guidelines of the State Nurses Aide Registry and all pertinent laws and regulations to the patient population described in the unit’s scope of services.
  • Assists with collecting, reporting and recording data so care can be utilized based on a patient’s physical, developmental, psychosocial, cultural, religious and ongoing healthcare needs.
  • Collaborates with other disciplines in the provision of care.
  • Reports significant observations to the charge nurse in a timely manner.
  • Upholds patient rights and promotes patient responsibilities.
  • Maintains confidentiality and patient rights in communicating patient data.
  • Identifies patient education needs and provides appropriate education to patients.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Must have current State Test Nurses Aide certification or be eligible to obtain certification within 6 months of hire, or completion of personal care quarter of accredited nursing school. CPR certification or obtain within one month of hire. Previous experience preferred.