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Patient Care Assistant - Surgical Services in Paducah, KY at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary

The Nursing Assistant performs nursing procedures and patient care tasks. Provides for patient's with personal hygiene: gives bedpans, urinals, baths, back rubs, shampoos, shaves and assists with showers. Provides for activities of daily living: assists with meals and feed patients; ambulates, turns and positions patients; provides fresh water and nourishment between meals. Administers enemas, douches, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatment, sitz and therapeutic baths, and applies restraints. Performs I&O, checks vital signs and weight, performs sugar and acetone urine testing, specimen collection and post-mortm care. Provides for comfort needs of patients.

Qualifications - Minimum

High school graduate or equivalent

Completion of a an approved state registered nurse aide training program

Kentucky State Registered Nurse Aide (SRNA) certification

Basic Life Support (BLS) through AHA

Qualifications - Preferred

Not applicable.

Physical Demands

Works within patient care units and other areas as assigned. Working beyond  normal working hours, on weekends, and holidays, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.  Working throughout the facility moving around intermittently thoughout the shift.  Frequent interruptions


5:45 am - 6:15 pm

Shift and Job Schedule

Days shift with rotating schedule.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.