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Nursing Student Aide

Company: NHS Management Services
Location: Northport
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Working with us means being part of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on our patients' lives each and every day. Unlike the typical hospital setting, our facility offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to recovery from many different conditions. As you care for and help patients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significant relationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along the way.

As a Student Nursing Aide with our facility, you may perform a variety of duties. While most of our nurses provide direct patient care, specific job responsibilities and daily activities may vary based on the needs of the healthcare team within which the nurse serves, the needs of the patient, and the patient demographics.

Student Nursing Aide Functions

May perform the following nursing duties under the delegation, direction and supervision of the Licensed Nurse on duty:

Obtaining vital signs, glucometer, and pulse oximetry readings

Assisting residents with feeding

Dressing changes limited to the application of simple bandaging (No wet-dry or sterile dressing change per NHS)

Maintenance of ostomies (e.g. colostomy and urostomy) to include measuring and application of wafer board

Restorative care to include ambulation with gait belt, walker, crutches and/or wheelchair

Restorative care to include active and passive range of motion (ROM) exercises and contracture care

Peripheral Venous Phlebotomy for laboratory analysis

Application of oxygen via nasal cannula

Initiation and discontinuation of nebulizer treatments to EXCLUDE racemic epinephrine administration of residents and any suspected or confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 of residents.

Administration of routine screening tests/immunizations (e.g. flu and TB).

Documentation of all procedures and/or medications administered in the facility electronic medical records platform and paper records as delegated by the licensed nurse.

Administration of routine medications with certain

Participate in the implementation of the facility's quality assurance program for the nursing service department.

Qualifications

Must be Nursing Student currently enrolled in an approved school of nursing education program with the following credentials and demonstrated competencies:

Successfully completed coursework in Pharmacology, Medication Administration, Nursing Fundamentals

Must have document from school of coursework to include nursing fundamentals, pharmacology and medication administration

Must demonstrate competency in fundamental areas within the scope and guidelines of the Board of Nursing for Nursing Student Aide

Must be a minimum of Eighteen (18) years of age

Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English

Must have patience, tact, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude toward the elderly and disabled.

Benefits:

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama Gold Plan Health Insurance (low cost!) --- Dental Insurance --- 401k/matched --- PTO --- Paid Holidays --- Very attractive employee referral bonus plan

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Requirements

Keywords: NHS Management Services, Tuscaloosa , Nursing Student Aide, Healthcare , Northport, Alabama

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