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Care Partner I - MED SURG/TELE UNIT

Company: Chesapeake Regional Healthcare
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Summary

The Care Partner I is responsible for assisting the Nurse in providing patient care. Activities are based on the unit's specific needs and are performed within the scope of education, training and experience of the Care Partner.

General Patient Care/Procedures

+ Demonstrate accuracy in taking vital signs, measuring intake/output, and completing activities of daily living as directed; document data via the electronic medical record

+ Demonstrate competency competent in determining orthostatic blood pressures

+ Perform blood glucose monitoring

+ Collect, transport, and perform data entry for lab specimens per policy

+ Obtain blood products from Blood Bank per policy

+ Effectively notify nurse of pertinent changes in patient's condition

+ Maintain/stock adequate supplies and equipment to include but not limited to patient rooms, med room supplies, and emergency airway supplies at bedside

+ Follow established routines and utilize supplies and equipment in a cost-effective manner

Education and Experience

Minimum Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education: Certification as a Nursing Assistant is preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Applicant must be BLS (American Heart Association) certified

Keywords: Chesapeake Regional Healthcare, Chesapeake , Care Partner I - MED SURG/TELE UNIT, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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