Henderson Hospital Henderson Hospital is a member of The Valley Health System, a network of six acute care hospitals that provide care for patients throughout Southern Nevada and nearby communities. Located in the suburb of Henderson, the 120-bed hospital, which opened in 2016, offers emergency care, surgical services, including an ambulatory surgery center, cardiovascular care, women's health and maternity services. A level II neonatal intensive care unit is slated to open by late 2017.
Essential Job Duties:
Performs responsibilities consistent with hospital safety policies. Knows and applies infection control policies and processes when handling and disposing of blood and body fluids. Understands the role of the C N A Reports using medical terminology; changes in condition and abnormal signs/symptoms and records care given. Refers to the interdisciplinary care plan. Maintains standard precautions and isolation as directed. Maintains neat/orderly patient room / environment. Answers call lights promptly. Maintains safety measures: applies side rails, proper application of restraints. Assists with admission and discharge. Accurately measures/records height and weight. Accurately measures/records intake and output. Assists patients with elimination needs. Assists with bowel and bladder retraining. Empties/measures urinary drainage bag contents. Assists patients during meals. Performs catheter care. Performs mouth care as needed. Performs hair care. Performs preventative skin care. Assists with bathing needs. Assists with shaving needs, using safety razor. Assist patient to dress/undress. Observes patients with IV's, reports problems to RN/LPN. Obtains/records vital signs accurately. Assists patient to maintain position of comfort or as ordered. Assists patients during transfer: to dangle, to a wheelchair, to a gurney. Assists with ambulation. Performs simple range of motion. Administers enemas as directed. Performs care of an established colostomy. Obtains urine specimen and transports to lab as directed. Obtains stool specimen. Applies warm/cold-moist/dry K-pad or Ice pack as directed. Assists with cardiac arrest resuscitation procedures as directed. Performs CPR and Heimlich maneuver as directed. Assists with patient transport. Assists with clerical duties as appropriate. Department Specific Requirements Follows and complies with government departmental guidelines, policies and procedures. Acts as an interdisciplinary team member. Meets assigned deadlines. Meets productivity guidelines. Classification Specific Requirements Employees in positions involving patient charting and related functions, must possess competency in use of technology and computers. Makes suggestions/recommendations for improved operations to the department, facility. Effectively communicates both orally and in writing.