Assists Nursing Service personnel in the performance of a variety of duties directly and indirectly related to patient care delivery always under the direction and supervision of the professional nurse. Functions according to the policies and procedures of Pottstown Hospital and the Department of Nursing. Reports the results of all treatments and procedures to the nurse.
Assists nursing service personnel with a variety of patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. Assists with personal hygiene, takes vital signs and changes bed linens. May serve and collect food trays, provide for between-meal nourishment, and clean, sterilize, store and prepare other supplies. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Successful completion of an approved Nursing Assistant course
One year previous experience preferred.
Must be certified – PA Certified Nursing Assistant license required
Valid Healthcare Provider CPR certification required.