Trinity Health LUHS_PCT I STUDENT RN TEMPORARY_0916 in Maywood, Illinois

Summary: Performs a variety of direct patient care procedures to assist the unit manager, professional staff and physicians in providing patient care focused on the needs of the patient.

Summary:

Performs a variety of direct patient care procedures to assist the unit manager, professional staff and physicians in providing patient care focused on the needs of the patient.

Job Description:

GENERAL PATIENT CARE - Meets the comfort and hygiene needs of the patient by providing care services such as bathing, oral hygiene procedures, hair care, bed pan/urinal use, skin care and garment, linen and bedding changes. Distributes meals and beverages, takes vital signs, collects lab specimens.

TECHNICAL CARE - Assists with completion of patient testing and treatment procedures, changes dressings, performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation, obtains wound and throat cultures.

EQUIPMENT - Assists physician and professional staff in equipment supply and set up.

TRANSPORT - Assists with ambulating patients with assistive devices such as crutches and with transfer/transport procedures.

COMMUNICATION - Performs required documentation and communicates in a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and regulatory requirements. Maintains strict confidentiality of patient, employee and department information to ensure patient rights.

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT - Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes.

Position Requirements:

Minimum Education:

Required:High School Diploma

Minimum Experience:

Required:Less than one year of previous job-related experience

Preferred:1-2 years of previous job-related experience

Managerial Experience:N/A

Licensure/Certifications:

Required:

Basic Life Support (CPR)

Nursing - CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant)

Preferred:N/A

Other:Completion of a Nursing Assistant Program with placement on the Illinois Department of Health

completed nursing school this month, and she will become an RN soon. I am pre-filling her position.

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Job Number: 00098873

Location: Maywood, IL

Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center

Facility: LUHS-Loyola University Medical Center

Employment Type: Part time

Hours: 4