• Jennie Stuart Medical Center
  • $61,530.00 -80,310.00/year*
  • Hopkinsville, KY
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 2425 Greenville Rd

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Assists in admission process by obtaining vital signs, providing personal care items and room orientation.
Places patient s last name and room number on personal items.
Ability to identify changes in patients condition, abnormal vital and intake and output.
Utilizes critical thinking skills in prioritization of care.
Participates in the development and prioritization of individualized care plan. Provides input to registered nurse.
Collaborates plan of care with health care team.
Assist registered nurse in discharge planning by communicating patient s participation in care.
Obtains vital signs as directed by physician and plan of care.
Obtains intake and output as directed by physician and plan of care.
Notifies RN/LPN of change in patient condition, abnormal vital and I/O in a timely manner.
Provides safe environment.
Includes patient caregiver, and disciplines in care. Documents all patient and family teaching on Interdisciplinary Education Record.
Demonstrates correct use and troubleshooting of equipment.
Participates in the evaluation of the plan of care. Documents outcomes met or not met.
Assists in modification of plan based on patient's response, and provides information to RN/LPN.
Ability to take directions from RN/LPN. Attempts to resolve conflict independently, if unable, seeks the assistance of the Charge Nurse and the Clinical Nurse Manager.
Provides health care at the best value without compromising patient care. Utilizes Pyxis appropriately, obtains items under specific patient's name and returns unused items.
Responsible and accountable for all actions.
Mobilizes patients as per physician order. Notifies RN if patient refuses to mobilize, and documents on activity record.
Offers/Provides bath, linen change to patients who require assistance or complete care, and documents on activity record. Provides additional clean wash cloth and towel for patient use during the shift. Notifies RN if patient refuses bath and/or linen change, and documents on activity record.
Observes patient's skin condition and notifies RN of presence of reddened areas or any changes in skin condition.
Accurately documents patient activity, intake and output and vital signs on the Patient Profile.
Consistently rounds on patients to anticipate needs.
Provides ice water at least once every shift to bedside for patients who are able to have ice water. Removes additional fluids from patients on fluid restrictions.
Passes meal trays in a timely manner, providing wet cloth for patients use. Ensures that all patients who are able, are sitting up and are comfortable for the meal. Picks up meal trays in a timely manner.
Feeds patients who are unable to feed themselves.
Follows directions from RN and/or Speech Pathologist for the feeding of patient on aspiration precautions.
Provides assistance to physician during examination of patient as needed.
Packages and cleans used equipment appropriately and then transports to Sterile Processing.
Transports patients to procedure as needed.
Regularly attends monthly staff meetings.
Handwriting is legible.
Required Skills
High School diploma or GED.
Certified Nurse Aide certification from the state of Kentucky.
BLS certification - American Heart Association (Healthcare Provider) or American Red Cross (Healthcare Provider) required, must be current.
Required Experience
Nursing Assistant experience preferred.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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