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Patient Service Assistant (Nursing Assistant), Trainee

Company: Cape Cod Healthcare Inc.
Location: Falmouth
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Purpose of Position
Performs as a member of the Nursing Team various duties assisting Staff Nurses in the treatment and care of patients in accordance wit established policies and procedures.

Description
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be courteous to patients, customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Identify and locate needed accessories to facilitate transport.
  • Answering call lights.
  • Making beds both empty and occupied.
  • Setting up all equipment routinely used on their home base units.
  • Preparing room for admission.
  • Assist with patient discharges
  • Removal of linens.
  • Answering telephone.
  • Must wear facility provided identification badge.
  • Consistently provides service excellence to all patients, family member, visitors, volunteers, and co-workers.
  • Facilitate communication to RNs to provide best care possible for patients
  • Performs other work-related duties and activities as assigned or requested by his/her immediate supervisor. Additional PATIENT SERVICE ASSISTANT PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Transports patients via wheelchairs and stretchers.
  • Vital signs, oxygen saturation, weights, and non-invasive specimen collection.
  • Turning and positioning patients, range of motion, ambulation, and toiletry.
  • Assistance with all ADL's and complete care as needed.
  • Setting up, assisting and educating patients, with commodes, bedpans, urinals, sitz baths, walkers, wheelchairs, slings, venodyne boots, crutches, specific precautions- with input from PT as needed
  • Appropriate emptying and/or recording of all drainage devices.
  • Postmortem care.

    Qualifications
  • Ability to read, write and communication in English
  • Possess a High school Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Obtain BLS Certification by the completion of the Traineeship
  • Upon completion of the PSA Registered Apprenticeship Program, incumbent will transfer into the PSA Grade 5A position.
  • The Patient Service Assistant Registered Apprenticeship Program:
  • Includes a classroom curriculum with an accredited Nursing Assistant Program
  • Includes on-the-job training
  • Must successfully complete Program within 6 months of hire into Trainee role

Keywords: Cape Cod Healthcare Inc., New Bedford , Patient Service Assistant (Nursing Assistant), Trainee, Healthcare , Falmouth, Massachusetts

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