Patient Care Provider - Nursing Floats

Mercy Medical Center Clinton Mishawaka, IN

About the Job

**Department:** IN202_39020 Nursing Floats **Expected Weekly Hours:** 36 **Shift:** Rotating Shift **Position Purpose:** Min: 11.04 - Max: 15.93 JOB SUMMARY Provides direct patient care and performs specified procedures under the direct supervision of the RN or LPN. JOB DUTIES 1. Actively demonstrates the organization’s mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values. 2. Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information. 3. Provides direct patient care according to age specific guidelines and established policies and procedures 4. Communicates patient related data and requests to appropriate team members. 5. Assists in meeting the patient’s nutritional needs. 6. Assists with ambulation to including walkers, canes, prostheses, etc. 7. Maintains a safe environment by adhering to Hospital policies and procedures for isolation techniques, use of restraints, and falls prevention. Reports any unsafe condition to the appropriate personnel. 8. Documents and reports care delivered per policy. 9. Performs other related duties as assigned or as workload or staffing variations require. JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES Education: The level of knowledge ordinarily acquired through the completion of high school level courses. Ability to read, write, and spell English and perform simple arithmetic calculations. Licensure: CNA license preferred. CPR certification on hire or able to attain within 60 days. Experience: Experience in patient care preferred. Other Job Requirements: Ability to respond with flexible and changing workload of patient assignments. Ability to perform as a team member, supporting a patient focused environment in all interactions with patients, families, visitors and volunteers. Knowledge of basic nursing practices. Knowledge of principles of body mechanics. Knowledge of methods of maintaining a safe, working environment. Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational needs. DESIGNATE HIPAA ACCESS LEVEL (check box-level that applies): F: Full health information access. This will be given to employees who need regular access to protected health information of all forms while on duty and performing the job scope (related to treatment of patients, claims, audits, reviews). ? Level 2: Selective access. This will be given to employees who need access to certain automated or hard-copy protected health information on a regular basis for purposes included in their everyday job duties (directing calls or letters, sorting mail, filing or typing or similar activities). ? Level 3: Incidental access. This will be given to employees who do not necessarily need access but may see protected health information through incidental use (copy service, filing, typing). KEY TO FREQUENCY CODES: ? R = Rarely (less than 0.5 hours per day) F = Frequently (2.6 - 5.5 hours per day) ? C = Continually (5.6 - 8.0 hours per day) N/A = Not Applicable ? O = Occasionally (0.6 - 2.5 hours per day) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS ? Sitting __O___ Balancing __F___ ? Stationary Standing __O___ Reaching Overhead __O___ ? Walking __F___ Grasping __F___ ? Ability to be Mobile __C___ Keyboarding __O___ ? Crouching __O___ Pinching __O___ ? Kneeling/Crawling __O___ Twisting __O___ ? Pushing: __O___ Lifting: __F___ Typical Weight: _150 Typical Weight: _30 Maximum Weight: __200____ Maximum Weight: _50 ? Stooping __F___ Climbing __R___ ? Turning/Pivoting __F___ ? Other Physical: SENSORY REQUIREMENTS ? Talking in Person __F___ Hearing in Person __F___ ? Talking on Telephone __F___ Hearing on Telephone __F___ ? Other Sensory: ENVIRONMENTAL SETTINGS ? Safety (e.g., clothing, safety equipment): __F___ ? Exposures (e.g., fumes, chemicals, vibrations, humidity, temperature, dust, noise, etc.): __F___ ? Operation of heavy equipment, tools, vehicles: __R___ ? Required hygiene standards (e.g. food handling, contaminated and/or sterile equipment): __F___ ? Blood-borne Pathogen/Hep B Risk: YES ? Air-borne Pathogen Risk: YES ? Other Environmental: DISCLAIMER STATEMENTS The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of principle responsibilities and duties performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job-related responsibilities and duties that incumbents may perform. Incumbents will be required to perform any other job-related duties required by their supervisor. All responsibilities and duties listed in this description are essential functions. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job, incumbents will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Additional unit and/or age-specific knowledge, skills or abilities will need to be demonstrated based on specific competencies maintained in each department. This organization is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, creed, or qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship. **Job Description Details:** JOB DUTIES 1. Actively demonstrates the organization’s mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values. 2. Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information. 3. Provides direct patient care according to age specific guidelines and established policies and procedures 4. Communicates patient related data and requests to appropriate team members. 5. Assists in meeting the patient’s nutritional needs. 6. Assists with ambulation to including walkers, canes, prostheses, etc. 7. Maintains a safe environment by adhering to Hospital policies and procedures for isolation techniques, use of restraints, and falls prevention. Reports any unsafe condition to the appropriate personnel. 8. Documents and reports care delivered per policy. 9. Performs other related duties as assigned or as workload or staffing variations require. JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES Education: The level of knowledge ordinarily acquired through the completion of high school level courses. Ability to read, write, and spell English and perform simple arithmetic calculations. Licensure: CNA license preferred. CPR certification on hire or able to attain within 60 days. Experience: Experience in patient care preferred. Other Job Requirements: Ability to respond with flexible and changing workload of patient assignments. Ability to perform as a team member, supporting a patient focused environment in all interactions with patients, families, visitors and volunteers. Knowledge of basic nursing practices. Knowledge of principles of body mechanics. Knowledge of methods of maintaining a safe, working environment. Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational needs., sorting mail, filing or typing or similar activities). KEY TO FREQUENCY CODES: ? R = Rarely (less than 0.5 hours per day) F = Frequently (2.6 - 5.5 hours per day) ? C = Continually (5.6 - 8.0 hours per day) N/A = Not Applicable ? O = Occasionally (0.6 - 2.5 hours per day) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS ? Sitting __O___ Balancing __F___ ? Stationary Standing __O___ Reaching Overhead __O___ ? Walking __F___ Grasping __F___ ? Ability to be Mobile __C___ Keyboarding __O___ ? Crouching __O___ Pinching __O___ ? Kneeling/Crawling __O___ Twisting __O___ ? Pushing: __O___ Lifting: __F___ Typical Weight: _150 Typical Weight: _30 Maximum Weight: __200____ Maximum Weight: _50 ? Stooping __F___ Climbing __R___ ? Turning/Pivoting __F___ ? Other Physical: SENSORY REQUIREMENTS ? Talking in Person __F___ Hearing in Person __F___ ? Talking on Telephone __F___ Hearing on Telephone __F___ ? Other Sensory: ENVIRONMENTAL SETTINGS ? Safety (e.g., clothing, safety equipment): __F___ ? Exposures (e.g., fumes, chemicals, vibrations, humidity, temperature, dust, noise, etc.): __F___ ? Operation of heavy equipment, tools, vehicles: __R___ ? Required hygiene standards (e.g. food handling, contaminated and/or sterile equipment): __F___ ? Blood-borne Pathogen/Hep B Risk: YES ? Air-borne Pathogen Risk: YES ? Other Environmental: DISCLAIMER STATEMENTS The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of principle responsibilities and duties performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job-related responsibilities and duties that incumbents may perform. Incumbents will be required to perform any other job-related duties required by their supervisor. All responsibilities and duties listed in this description are essential functions. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job, incumbents will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Additional unit and/or age-specific knowledge, skills or abilities will need to be demonstrated based on specific competencies maintained in each department. This organization is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, creed, or qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship. **Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion** Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity. Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health. Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.