(27.301008,-82.442566)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

6400 Edgelake DriveSarasota, FL 34240


About

  • Answer patient call lights
  • Distribute fresh water and ice, other nourishments
  • Straighten bed and room as needed. Help prepare room for new patient
  • Assist with meal trays to include sitting with a patient to encourage eating as well as assisting to eat if NO swallowing difficulties and requested by nurse
  • With permission assist or accompany patients who want to take a walk
  • Transport patients with no IV or oxygen as requested (proper wheelchair training)
  • Assist unit staff as requested in the following tasks: put away supplies, run errands
  • New patient welcome
  • To sit with risk patient
  • Help fill out menu request
  • Get pillows, blankets etc. for patient with nurse approval
  • Clerical duties
  • Assemble admit packets
  • Spend time with patients in a helpful manner; reading, letter writing, visiting
  • Other duties as requested to help staff assist patients

Minimum Requirements

  • Must demonstrate competency in age specifics, HIPAA and HEOSH information
  • Must be able to communicate with diverse population
  • Must be able to follow directions from staff
  • Understand the need for confidentiality and ability to maintain such
  • Knowledge of hospital layout, especially those areas that relate to needs of your unit
  • Must be able to walk for long distances

Personal Skills, Abilities, Knowledge

  • Must be a self-starter
  • Ability to work with detailed information and follow directions
  • Have a friendly, positive attitude

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting and reaching
  • Ability to push/pull 25 lbs
  • Must be able to read and speak English in simple, understandable terms
  • Must have intact sense of sight and hearing

Patient Population Served

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to respond to age specific issues and data reflective of patient status
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the following age groups: Adolescent, Older Adult

Protected Health Information:

  • Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the Information reasonably necessary to do the job
  • Will share information only on a need-to-know basis for work purposes
  • Access to verbal, written and electronic PHI for this position has been determined based on assignment responsibility

Machine, Tools and Equipment:

  • Telephone, copier, fax, computer and required application, wheelchairs

Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 shift once a week

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