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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Practical Nurse / Nurse Aid

Expire Date: 
Fri, 09/06/2013
Category: 
Department: 
All Clinical Nursing Units
Work Schedule: 
Shift rotation basis (12 hours)
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
Current Practical Nurse certificate is preferred
Work Experience:
A minimum of one year of clinical experience is preferred

Required Skills: 

• Ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
• Ability to maintain appropriate attitudes and conduct necessary to the wellbeing of patients
• Team worker

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Provide assigned tasks under the supervision of the Registered Nurse:
o Take and record vital signs.
o Obtain height and weight.
o Provide personal care services to patients including oral hygiene, bathing, hair care, nail care, shaving, diapering, and dressing.
o Provide bed care to patients, re-positioning, ambulating, assisting with elimination needs, moving to and from wheel chairs.
o Assist patients at mealtime and feeds patients needing such assistance.
o Transport and accompany patients to appointments on and off facility grounds.
o Perform other duties as assigned.

• Assist Registered Nurse with procedures and tests.
• Report any changes in patient status to the supervising Registered Nurse.
• Attend required in-service training.

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