Req Number 113493Responsibilities
Assists Registered Nurse by performing selected procedures and treatments.
May document in the patient's medical record under the supervision of designated RN.
Reports any abnormal findings, related to patient, to RN for further action.
Takes and records temperature, pulse, respirations, weight and blood pressure.
Measures and records fluid intake and output.
Obtains specimens, i.e. urine, stool, sputum, blood, documents collection.
Tests finger sticks for glucose and records results.
Administers enemas/high colonies and records results.
Performs treatments, i.e. dressing changes, pressure ulcer care, trach care, suctioning and records results under supervision of RN.
Checks potency of drainage tubes (foley catheter, NG tubes) and records results.
Assist with tube feedings after validation of tube placement by RN.
Monitors I.V. fluids and tubing.
Maintains patient care units in a neat and orderly condition.
Changes and makes beds.
Strips patient units and equipment upon discharge of patient, in preparation for cleaning by Housekeeping Department.
Prepares room for new admission and postoperative patients.
Maintains equipment in clean and orderly condition.
Assists Registered Nurse in preparing patient for meals, and feeds or assists patients with meals.
Performs a variety of duties including, but not limited to
Assisting patient in and out of bed; lifts, turns, and positions patients.
Transporting and accompanying patients to various departments, as directed.
Assisting with post-mortem care and in transporting body to morgue.
Attending educational programs to augment clinical experiences.
Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.
Required Experience and Qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Enrolled in a BSN Program and has completed a fundamental of nursing course with a clinical practicum, required.
Additional Salary DetailThe salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).The salary range for this position is $20-$20/hourIt is Northwell Health’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.Full-time