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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Charlotte, MI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Job Opportunity Job ID: 21429 Positions Location: Charlotte, MI   Job Description   General Purpose of Description:

Positions Location: Charlotte, MI

 

Job Description

 

General Purpose of Job:  

Provides patient   care in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures   under the direction and direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, Charge   Nurse, and/or Director. 

 

Essential Duties:

This   job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on   a regular basis.  Caregivers may be   asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership   has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

 

      
  • Attends staff meetings and in-service programs.
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  • Supports and serves as a role model for our mission, vision,        values, and customer service initiatives.  Adheres to the organization's policies        and procedures and compliance guidelines.
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  • Assists the nurse with        patient admissions, discharges, transfers, pre and post op care,        treatments, vital signs, etc.
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  • May provide personal        care to includes, but not limited to, hygiene, toileting, ambulation,        positioning, and feeding.
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  • Performs routine        treatments and specimen collections which do not require a licensed        nurse or technologist. After demonstrating competency may perform        venipuncture, discontinue IV's, perform Foley catheter care, and        discontinue a Foley catheter as delegated by the RN.
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  • Documents patient        interventions and reports changes in the patient condition or behavior        to the nurse.
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  • After training and        demonstrating competency may perform tasks such as splinting/splint        care, and performing EKG's
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  • Participates in        department specific patient rounding procedures, anticipates patient        needs, responds to patient requests and documents rounds.
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  • Assists physicians as        requested with patient positioning and examinations.
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  • Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment by cleaning rooms, instruments, and equipment and reporting equipment that is not functioning correctly. Prepares equipment for disinfection and sterilization, and maintains stock of patient care supplies as directed.
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  • Assists with clerical        duties as needed such as physician orders, answering phones, and        directing visitors.
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  • Maintains BLS certification        and completes annual and/or mandatory competencies.
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  • Demonstrates and        promotes patient safety in the use of equipment and technology and        decreases the risk of adverse patient events/outcomes.
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  • Demonstrates and        supports the hospital mission, vision, and values.
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  • Demonstrates age        appropriate care and understanding of the needs of special populations        and respect for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and        fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous        environment
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  • Performs other duties as        assigned.

 

Job Requirements General Requirements• BLS Certification Work Experience• Minimum of one-year direct patient care experience as a PCT, EMT, EMT-S, EMT-P, LPN, MA, CNA or completion of one year of clinical rotation in an RN programEducation• High School Diploma or equivalent • PCT certification or EMT/Paramedic, LPN, MA, CNA certification or currently enrolled Registered Nurse Student who has completed the required competencies in the college lab setting and at least one year of clinical patient care rotationsSpecialized Knowledge and Skills• Knowledge of accrediting and regulatory standards and hospital policies related to the provision of patient care including HIPAA confidentiality and TJC mandates • Written and computer skills necessary to prepare required documentation • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with all levels of staff, patients, and their families in situations requiring courtesy, tact, respect and patience • Mental ability to complete required documentation in a timely manner, deal with the concerns and emotional needs of patients and their families, and appropriately respond to stressful/emergency situations • Physical ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, walk extensively, transfer/lift/ reposition/assist patients, and properly utilize the equipment/devices necessary in providing prescribed care to patients • Understands medical terminology • Demonstrates proficiency in patient care • Computer skills

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Family Patient Services/Nursing Support Requirements: Shift Nights Degree Type / Education Level High School / GED Status Part-time Benefit Eligible Facility Sparrow Eaton Hospital Experience Level New Grad


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