As supervised and delegated by a registered nurse, provides direct patient care in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice. Perform administrative duties such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, and charting as required. Ensures that nursing personnel are providing direct care to residents and providing such care in accordance with the residents' care plan and wishes.
Essential FunctionsTo perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Under the direction of an RN, contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN. Performs plan of care interventions, including specimen collection and wound care. May administer
medication. Documents patient care given. Assists RN with development of plan of care. Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation. Monitors, documents, and communicates patient's status and reactions to interventions with RN, physician, patient, and families. Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient. Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.