Geriatric Nursing Assistant - Vent/Respiratory Long Term Care - Levindale
Req #: 43594
Job Category:Patient Care - Non RN
Shift: Night shift
Department: Burk 2 - L1610
Burk 2 is comprised of 18-23 beds, and acts as home for patients with chronic and complex respiratory problems, and other patients that require long-term care. Many residents of Burk 2 require ventilator support. Staff members must utilize strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status, implement clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms, and develop and implement patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes. Special training on how to care for patients on vents and how to respond to different alarms on the unit is required.
Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, assisting with Activities of Daily Living while maintaining a safe and clean environment.
Requirements: Entry level knowledge; basic employment skills; High School diploma or GED equivalent; C-GNA licensure, CPR/First Aide; Communication devices, Synquest and basic computer skills, Hoyer lift and specialty beds, Basic medical equipment. Less than one year of experience.
Pre-qual: Do you have current CPR certification from an American Heart Association approved provider?