Posted in Other 10 days ago.
Location: Miami, Florida
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Provides for patients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, backrubs, shampoos, and shaves, and assisting with showers. Assists with meals and feeds patients, ambulates, turns, and positions patients, and provides fresh water and nourishment between meals. Administers enemas, douches, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, therapeutic and sitz baths, and applies restraints. Performs sugar and acetone urine testing, specimen collection, and post-mortem care. Answers patients' call lights and requests promptly. Maintains a safe and attractive environment for patients and staff and transports patients and equipment. Reports patient conditions to the assigned nurse to ensure professional assessment. Measures and records food and liquid intake and output, and checks and records vital signs. Provides patient help with walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent
Certification and Licensing:
Certification in relevant specialty or field
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes: