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Job Title: Care Partner

Company: St Anthony Community Hospital

City/State: Warwick, NY

Category: Nursing Support

Department: Combined Med/Surg 2

Position: Full Time

Hours: Sunday though Saturday. 6:42pm till 7:12 am.

Shift: Night - 12 hour shift

Req #: 17603

Job Details:

Job Summary:

The Care Partner provides direct patient care to a specific group of patients under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Responsibilities:

Participates in care of patient as applicable Participates in discharge care of patients Communicates identified deficiencies/problems to the appropriate nurse Promptly notifies licensed nursing personnel of situations which require immediate attention Maintains one-to-one observation on designated patients once CPI has been completed Feeds patients or provides assistance as needed and communicates pertinent information to the nurse. (i.e.) poor appetite. Maintains knowledge of special diets and dietary restrictions as directed by the nurse Records calorie count information when ordered. Assists patient in selecting menu items compatible with prescribed diet. Delivers accurate report to R.N., peers and other health team members. Performs regular patient rounds as directed by nurses.

Qualifications / Requirements:

Experience:

Previous experience in delivery of health care preferred.

Education:

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Licenses / Certifications:

Completion of AHA – BLS Healthcare Provider Course, successful completion of Care Partner Orientation program including classroom and clinical components.

Other:

The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials.