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Company: North Mississippi Medical Center
Location: Tupelo
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Patient Care:

  • Performs tasks related to routine patient care within an assigned unit under the supervision of a Registered Nurse
  • Assists with patient's plan of care by providing and/or assisting with activities of daily living, including but not limited to personal hygiene, grooming, mobility, and comfort
  • Effectively and efficiently coordinates daily patient care activities on the nursing unit
  • Assists nursing staff to better facilitate patient admissions, discharges, and transfers.
  • Performs a variety of duties both within and in support of assigned unit as delegated by nursing staff
  • Responds to patient's call lights/requests and reports to appropriate personnel when necessary
  • Assists patients in meeting nutritional needs, including but not limited to assisting with feeding, providing fluids and supplements.Inventory Control:
    • Orders, stocks, and replenishes unit supplies and necessary equipment in a cost efficient manner
    • Participates in identifying unit financial responsibility during budget preparation
    • Assists with keeping unit within its budget restraintsCommunication:
      • Facilitates unit communication including, but not limited to, telephones, intercom system, call light system, computers, etc. and relays information as appropriate
      • Communicates patient information, concerns, or issues to appropriate interdisciplinary team member(s)
      • Facilitates and directs communication among visitors, employees, and physicians within assigned unitCustomer Service:
        • Welcomes visitors to the unit by greeting them, answering questions, giving directions, and referring inquiries as appropriate to nursing staff.
        • Answers telephone and directs calls and inquiries to the appropriate department or staff member.
        • Polite and friendly in all interactions whether by phone or in person
        • Ensures a safe and clean environment for patients and health care teamDocumentation:
          • Documents care provided using worksheets and/or the electronic medical recordRegulation:
            • Adheres to professional standards, behavioral standards, and hospital policies as set forth by the organization
            • Complies with applicable Local/State/Federal policies/procedures/guideline/regulations/laws/statues
            • Maintains confidentiality by protecting personal healthcare information of all patients.Requirements:
              • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
              • Requires at least one year of recent nursing assistant experience
              • Requires 24 hours of work availability in each biweekly schedule within the identified hours of NA Resource Pool needs.
              • Must be competent and willing to work in two or more inpatient Units
              • Certification preferred but not required.
              • Obtains and maintains CPR certification as set forth by unit and Continuing Education.
              • Must meet and maintain education requirements upon hire and annually as determined by unit and Continuing Education Department
              • Basic knowledge of computers preferred
              • Must be able to read and write
              • Utilizes and cares for equipment on nursing unit
              • Must be able to recognize changes and abnormalities in the patient's condition and report to appropriate staff
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Keywords: North Mississippi Medical Center, Oxford , TIER I PRN - NURSING ASSISTANT 7P-7A Tupelo, Healthcare , Tupelo, Mississippi

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