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Company: PruittHealth
Location: Kinston
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE:Provides each of theassigned patients with routine daily nursing care and services in accordancewith the patients assessment and care plan, and as directed by the nursesupervisor.KEYRESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides care ensuringpatient/resident safety
  • Applies & releases restraints,and provides exercise
  • Assists patients in and out of bedand into wheelchair with the correct use of the transfer belt and practicesproper body mechanics while moving/transferring patients
  • Assists patients in bathing: toinclude bed baths, tub baths, and showers
  • Assists patients in dressing orundressing, and personal grooming e.g., oral/denture care, brushing hair,trimming fingernails and toenails, skin care and shaving
  • Assists patients to and fromactivities as requested
  • Assists patients to dining area formeals; assists in feeding of patients as needed; passes food trays toindividual patients in accordance with diet cards on tray and needs; documentsintake of nourishment. Is able toidentify the four basic food groups on a sample breakfast, lunch, and dinnermeal
  • Assists with admissions, discharges,and transfers as requested; understands and utilizes care plans
  • Collects stool and urine samples percare plan; cleans bedpans and empty catheter bags, provides external/indwellingcatheter care
  • Displays proper use and care of liftequipment
  • Offers fluids at appropriate times(including routine ice and water rounds) and distributes fresh water topatients and picks up used water pitchers.
  • Properly documents in accordance withestablished guidelines; receives and gives reports on patients status orcondition.
  • Provides for bowel and bladdertraining/retraining, provides colostomy care
  • Provides range of motion exercises forpatients
  • Provides routine care for the bedfastpatient; turns patient intermittently if patient is bedridden due to illness
  • Recognizes and reports signs/ symptomsof abuse and/or change in condition
  • Removes bedding and replaces with cleanlinens per schedule or condition
  • Takes vital signs of patient, e.g.,temperature, blood pressure, and respiration and records information anddocuments/reports information regarding the patients health, I&O, anychange of medical condition, and care givenMINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:A minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalentMINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:Active, current and unrestricted Certified Nursing Assistance certification in the appropriate stateShould be a certified nurse assistant in accordance with the laws of the issuing state

Keywords: PruittHealth, Greenville , PRN CNA EVERY OTHER WEEKEND (ALL SHIFTS), Healthcare , Kinston, North Carolina

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