Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital - Athens, Georgia
Provides direct and indirect patient care as a member of the health care team and assists other members of the team as needed. Performs, monitors, and documents patient ADLs including vital signs. Performs and documents specified patient treatments in a timely manner. Observes for complications and/or deviations and reports any promptly to the RN. Maintains and monitors skin integrity. Takes ownership for specified duties in the admission and discharge process. Consistently ensures that patient has fresh ice and water if allowed. Ensures patient rooms are clean, organized, and free from dirty linen or trash. Consistently conducts and records hourly patient rounds. Provides clear communication in support of patient handoff process. Accurately documents and maintains unit logs and records. Performs functions related to the admission and discharge of patients to/from unit in the EMR. Maintains an organized, neat, and clean front desk. Orders, replaces, removes or returns equipment and supplies as needed. Maintains any required clinical competencies specific for department assigned. Job responsibilities may include proximity to medications while in areas with restricted access.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School Graduate or GED required
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
BLS certification required
Certification from a Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Technician program preferred
One year of patient care experience preferred.
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