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Posted Date: June 28th, 2017

Job Description:

 
The TRIA Ambulatory Surgery Center Patient Assistant provides direct patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse, utilizing his/her skill and expertise to complement other health care providers. Major functions include: collect data, record and report patient information to the RN, assist patients with ambulating or provide appropriate activity using lift devices, transfer belts, etc. as necessary; assist with nutritional needs (feeding); perform vital signs, i.e., temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure; measure and record intake and output. Patient care is adapted to fit age-specific needs of each patient. Requirements include a High school graduate, current/validated CPR skills. Additional requirements include BLS certification, Nursing Assistant Certification preferred, Listed on the Nursing Assistant Registry, demonstrates knowledge of age-related growth and development principles necessary to provide appropriate service and assure safety of patients.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

 

Department: Ambulatory Surgery Center - Pre-op, Post-op, PACU

Job Number: 44867