Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center CARE ATTENDANT in Danville, Kentucky
Assist with resident care under the direction of Licensed Personnel and within the scope of defined practice. Demonstrates a commitment to professional accountability and growth to maintain and expand knowledge and skills. Serves as a liaison between Resident Services Manager, licensed staff, outside health services and families ensuring communication and accurate records are available. Adheres to practice in accordance with the Ephraim McDowell Health nursing professional practice model. Performance that accomplishes patient and family centered care as central to practice and a foundation of caring, compassion, competence, communication, collaboration and teamwork. Responsible to participate in shared nursing leadership to accomplish positive outcomes, education, respect, dignity, and safety. Exhibits the F.I.R.S.T. values (Friendliness, Innovation, Respect, Service, and Trust).
Working Conditions, Hazards and Physical Effort
Works in a well-lighted, ventilated and air conditioned area. Often exposed to unpleasant odors, sights, and sounds. Long periods of standing, walking, stooping, heavy lifting and bending are required. Risks exposure to disease, infection and physical strain, and assault. Risks exposure to blood and body fluids. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. independently.
Minimum Qualifications or Equivalents
Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D. required. Current certification through an approved State Registered Nursing Assistant program is preferred. If certified, must maintain 12 CEU’s on an annual basis.
Experience: One (1) year experience preferred.
EQUIPMENT USED/SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED: (See competency check list)
Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations