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Queen's Health Systems Nurse Aide - Med/Surg (Rotator Call-In West) in Ewa Beach, Hawaii

RESPONSIBILITIES

I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Performs a variety of duties pertaining to patient care, patient transportation, material and supply distribution and equipment assembly.

• Performs duties in accordance with departmental and the Medical Center policies, procedures and regulations.

II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

• Essential: lifting up to 2 pounds, seeing, hearing, talking, grasping, fingering.

• Continuous: standing, walking, stooping, forward reaching, handling.

• Frequent: pushing and pulling up to 30 pounds of force, lifting up to 10 pounds, sitting, bending.

• Occasional to frequent: squatting, twisting.

• Occasional: pushing and pulling up to maximum 50 pounds of force; lifting: horizontal lift/carry maximum weight of 50 pounds, floor to waist up to 35 pounds, waist to shoulder up to 25 pounds, overhead level up to 15 pounds; carrying up to 35 pounds, running, climbing, side bending, kneeling, crouching, overhead reaching.

• Operates various machines/tools/work aids.

III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Inside work.

• Exposure to body fluids, blood products, and communicable diseases. Work environment may be highly stressful, fast paced and hectic.

• Management of confused/disoriented and combative patients may involve tasks which may compromise physical safety.

IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:

• Ability to read, write, speak and understand English, both orally and in writing.

• Minimum one (1) year work experience as a Nurse Aide; or,

o Diploma or certificate as a Nurse Aide.

o Diploma or certificate as a Medical Assistant.

o Diploma or certificate as an Emergency Medical Technician.

o Diploma or certificate as a Patient Care Technician.

o Nursing student having completed a semester of clinical fundamentals; or,

o RN with a foreign RN license with at least one (1) year acute care experience.

• Nurse Aide certification may be required depending upon area of assignment.

• Current BLS/HCP CPR certification.

B. EXPERIENCE:

• Recent experience in an acute care setting preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet

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