AUA - Advanced Unlicensed Assistant Float Pool - OU Medical Center at OU Medicine

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Job Description:

Position Title:

AUA - Advanced Unlicensed Assistant Float Pool - OU Medical Center


Safety Attendants

Job Description:

General Description:

Under direct supervision, will utilize medical andtechnical skills to provide patient care.

Essential Responsibilities:

Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.

  • Under direct supervision of the RN and in collaboration with the patient and family, systematically and continually monitors the patient's health status and implements the plan of care.

  • Carries out physician and nursing orders as directed by the RN.

  • Takes/records blood pressures, temperatures, pulse and weighs patients.

  • Performs blood glucose monitoring.

  • Assists the nurse with obtaining/setting up supplies for procedure.

  • Participates in quality checks to decrease Hospital Acquired Conditions.

  • Monitors intravenous infusions and transfusions as directed by RN.

  • Sets up and discontinues telemetry monitor.

  • Collects the following specimens for analysis and transport: blood specimen via venipuncture or vacutainer, sputum samples, urine, wound cultures, etc.

  • Applies sterile dressings, removal of sutures, staples and/or drains. Performs all sterile procedures as assigned. Performs stomal irrigation and applies colostomy pouches.

  • Performs oral and tracheostomy suctioning.

  • Administers tube feedings to patients.

  • Takes emergency actions as required.

  • Performs all treatments and procedures as defined on initial skills checklist.

  • Reports symptoms and significant changes in patient's condition or behavior to RN.

  • Assists with admission, discharge and transfer process.

  • Duties may be performed for one patient or more than one patient.

  • When assigned to one patient, observes the patient and does not leave the patient alone.

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: None

Experience: None

Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required: Certified by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing as an Advanced Unlicensed Assistant. BLS (AmericanHeart Association)upon hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of medical practices, procedures, and standards. Ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care. Basic knowledge of computer systems and good interpersonal skills.

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