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Ability to assist in the full range of nursing care to patients/residents with physical and/or behavioral problems in an acute care hospital, long term care, or outpatient setting under the direction of a Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse, including 1:1 sitting with patients/residents, and transporting patients/residents to appointments internally and externally as needed. Ability to communicate orally with patients/residents, families, interdisciplinary team and other personnel. This includes serving as a preceptor to new NAs by assisting with the coordination of their orientation and overseeing/assessing their practical experience while in a clinical setting. Ability to recognize and react to emergent patient/resident care situations and intervene while waiting for assistance. For example, recognizing need for basic life support, controlling bleeding and assisting with behavior crisis, etc.
Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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