Nursing Asst -Oakpoint in Livingston, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 12/21/2020

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Job Description

HighPoint - Livingston Regional Hospital

Under the supervision of an RN, performs telemetry monitoring and performs basic patient care activities.

FLSA: Non-exempt

Performs continual surveillance of multiple monitors.

Identifies significant arrhythmias and/or signs of patient distress and intervenes appropriately. Identifies and corrects for artifacts.

Reports abnormal assessment and telemetry findings or changes in patient physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.

Tests equipment for proper working order. Reports equipment problems to supervisor.

Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including monitoring vital signs, possibly taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.

Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating, and ambulation.

Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.

Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.

Answers call lights without delay and responds to request or relays information in a timely manner.

Must complete all education assigned and required for the position including classroom and on-line courses.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Must work effectively as a team-member.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent  X Required

□ Associate’s degree X Preferred 

Minimum Education Certification as a Nursing Assistant X Preferred

Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:X Basic Life Support (BLS) 

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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