Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Supports the professional nurse by observing the patient and assuring the provision of a safe environment.
- Performs selected activities related to patient care (i.e. accompanies patients to tests, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and provides diversional activities). (40%)
- Monitors and proactively intervenes to maintain patient safety by immediately communicating the need for assistance. (30%)
- Demonstrates effective verbal communication skills by communicating pertinent patient data accurately and in a timely fashion. (20%)
- Assumes responsibility for own educational development. (10%)
- Performs other duties as assigned or required
- High school diploma or GED
- If not already certified at the time of hire, CPR certification and Crisis Management intervention training will be required and provided during orientation.
- CPR certification preferred; CPI certification preferred
- Previous healthcare experience preferred.
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