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SRNA Acute Care- PRN
State Registered Nursing Assistant – Acute Care- PRN

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, the SRNA will assist with routine and repetitive patient care activities on a nursing unit.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Assist the Registered Nurse or Primary Care Nurse for patient care plan implementation by contributing information in day-to-day management of patient care, carrying out routine nursing care measures as delegated, working performed evidences of completion of tasks as shown in patient outcomes, documentation and/or completed work.

Delivering general hygiene such as bath, shower, grooming, and mouth/denture care.

Assisting with elimination via urinals, bedpans, and bowel and/or bladder programs.
Transferring and ambulating patients.

Assisting with post mortem care.

Assisting and preparing patients for meals, including feeding patients; assists in turn, cough and deep breathing routines and with activities of daily living.

Assisting in admission, transfer and discharge of patients.

Making beds both occupied and unoccupied.

Maintaining record of fluid intake and output.

Providing measures of comfort and convenience (i.e., water, blankets, etc.).

Performs technical procedures as delegated and after observation by the Registered Nurse according to unit policy by taking and recording patient’s vital signs, taking and recording temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration, applying heat and cold, taking height and weight and recording, working within isolation precautions, performing pre/post procedural care as delegated.

Provides support to licensed nursing staff by collecting specimens (urine, stool), forwarding specimens to laboratory, performing simple record keeping, answering phones as requested, transporting or walking patients, communicating to licensed staff regarding patient’s condition changes, participating in care planning for patients, giving and taking report on assigned patients to RN, participating in patient care conferences.

Provides assistance and emotional support to patients and families by talking with patients and families, listening to patients and families, knowing and demonstrating activity supportive of patient rights.

Assists RNs in maintaining unit standards by returning equipment properly labeled, maintaining clean/safe unit environment, maintaining unit supply standards, making appropriate charges for patient items, transporting of patients for diagnostic tests and therapies, keeping halls free of equipment and clutter.

Demonstrates understanding of and utilize proper infection control policies/practices.

Maintains a clean, safe and secure environment for patients.

Acts in compliance with all corporate, State, Federal and other regulatory standards.

Attends meetings and in-service sessions, as directed.

Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Good reading and comprehension skills.

Excellent ability to communicate orally and in writing.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High School graduation or equivalent.

Registered by the State as a Nursing Assistant.

Additional Information
Position Type : Pool/PRN/Per Diem

Closing Date: 11/30/2021
Contact Information
Beth Cavanah - Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
615 Old Symsonia Rd
Benton, KY 42025
Email: beth.cavanah@marshallhospital.net
Phone: 270-527-4865

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