Nursing Asst I- 7a-7p
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: October 10, 2021
High School Graduate, or
Certificate of General Educational Development (GED) or High School
Equivalency Diploma (HSED).
No experience required
Basic computer skills.
Excellent oral and written communication.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities.
Nurse Aide in good standing as indicated with the State Registry in
which the team member practices., and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification
issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) must be obtained
within 45 days.
Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, twist, and
reach above shoulders during the work shift.
Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient
lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with
the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with
at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient
lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case
Will be required to use foot pedals on carts or machines.
Must have functional vision and hearing.
Will be exposed to mechanical, electrical, chemical, and radiation
hazards as well as blood and body fluids on a continuous basis
therefore, protective clothing must be worn as necessary.
Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work
expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities
required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform
other related duties.
Provides basic, quality patient focused care in clinical setting
under daily direction and supervision of Registered Nurse (RN) in
accordance with the standards of practice within guidelines of
corresponding state regulations. Performs delegated tasks in
patient care setting that supports environment of patient care and
assures patients and family are treated in a holistic manner with
dignity and respect.
Assists RN with daily care of patients including bathing, oral
hygiene, feeding, activity orders and ambulation which may include
use of therapeutic assistive devices, proper positioning, range of
motion and special transferring as indicated.
Measures and documents blood pressures, TPRs (Temperature, Pulse,
Respiration), I and O (Intake and Output), daily weights, and other
patient data as requested. Documents accurately in Electronic
Medical Record (EMR).
Performs purposeful rounding under direction of RN and promptly
communicates observations, concerns, and needs of patient/family to
RN. Documents appropriately.
Participates in admission, transfer and discharge process under
supervision of RN including room set up, orientation to room,
removing linen, and proper management of patient belongings.
Ensures patient call light is always in reach of patient and
answers call~lights promptly.
Collects urine, stool, and sputum specimens and performs
point~of~care testing as indicated using approved process for
accurate specimen labeling and identification. Maintains competency
Completes various errands as directed including pick~up and
delivery of trays, charts, specimens, and reports. Maintains and
orders stock for nursing area. Cleans equipment and work areas.
Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties which
require lifting and pushing/pulling while utilizing proper
technique and assistive devices. Performs tasks related to
nutritional needs of patient under direction of RN to include diet
review, tray set up/removal, proper positioning and diet
Performs tasks related to maintaining skin integrity to include
proper repositioning and skin care. Ensures special patient
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