Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides nursing care to non-acutely ill patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the patients and/or nursing unit.
High School or GED
No prior experience needed
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Mental and physical health sufficient to withstand strenuous activity, bending, lifting, walking.
Desire and skill to meet the needs of the geriatric, chronically ill or long term patients.
Continuous awareness of need for safety measures in patient care.
To assist other hospital staff in direct patient care.
Ability to cope with stress and handle multiple priorities is required.
Obligation to conserve supplies, equipment and time in a cost-effective environment.