We are seeking a highly skilled patient aide to join our growing team. In this position, you will provide patients with care and tend to their daily needs.
A keen attention to detail, patience, and compassion are required.
Change linens and provide new bedding, blankets, and pillows
Assist with all grooming habits including bathing, dressing, brushing hair, etc.
Assist patients with eating and drinking at mealtime
Help patients use the bathroom
Assist with any daily exercises or mobilization efforts patient has been prescribed
Ensure patients are comfortable in bed; adjust bed settings and / or reposition / turn patient as needed
Take vital signs daily (weight, blood pressure, pulse etc.); record eating habits and bodily functions
Help transport patients, including lifting them out of bed to use a walker or wheelchair
Talk with patients and patient's family, providing them with compassionate company and listening to their questions and concerns
Monitor and record patient daily activities; report any drastic changes to a nurse or physician
Maintain supplies, restock when needed, and notify supervisors if running low
Transport medical equipment in and out of rooms according to patient requirements
Answer and attend to patient calls for help; take necessary action according to protocol
Follow state and federal mandated standards and procedures