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Hanson, KY 42413

Posted: 04/23/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: JH9338418

Job Description


Performs delegated duties in medication administration, treatment, and care of patients/residents under the direction of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse; and performs other duties as required. Prepares, administers, and charts medications and treatments within the scope of their practice. Performs medical treatments under supervision of a licensed nurse. Takes temperatures, blood pressures, oxygen saturation, and respiration and records on patient's chart. Participates in treatment team meetings. Provides first aid for minor injuries. Accepts and accounts for drugs and related paraphernalia. Attends in-service training programs. Reports unusual incidents with staff or patients to a licensed nurse. Participates in drills for and responds to facility emergencies. Assists residents in personal hygiene such as bathing, dental and oral care, hair, and nail care. Observes and reports skin breakdown. Assists residents with bowel and bladder functions by taking them to restrooms, providing bedpans or portable commodes, and performing catheter care. Collects, labels and records sputum, urine, or stool specimens for laboratory analysis. Changes and transports soiled and contaminated linens. Assists residents in dressing and undressing, Turns and repositions physically dependent residents to maintain comfort and relieve pressure every two hours per facility protocol. Aids residents in preparation for activities and programs within and outside the center. Assists residents in transferring by lifting them manually or by mechanical lifts as needed. Records residents' food and fluid intake, bowel movements and urine output. Accepts work in various units as necessary to maintain optimal staffing levels. 
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