Care Partner - #19941094

Kaiser Permanente

Date: Oct 16, 2021
City: Vallejo, CA
Contract type: Full time
Kaiser Permanente
Under the direction of an RN, provide patient care, including but not limited to: taking vital signs, AM/PM care, feeding, bathing, oral care, and assisting patients in and out of bed. Perform routine EKG, phlebotomy and perform basic physical therapy point-of-service testing activities not requiring a license and treatments.

Essential Functions:

  • As a member of the Bedside Patient Care Team under the direction of a Registered Nurse & reporting to the Patient Care Manager the Care Partner's duties are: To obtain, record & report vital signs, heights, weights & inputs/outputs of patients as directed.

  • Observes, records & reports patient response to care.

  • Provides patient care, including but not limited to AM/PM care, feeding, bathing, oral care, & assisting patients in & out of bed.

  • Performs routine EKG, phlebotomy & perform basic physical therapy point-of-service testing activities not requiring a license (i.e., sputum collection, pulse oximetry, & incentive spirometry) treatment (i.e., continuous passive motion applications, endurance ambulation, & range of motion & activities of daily living).

  • Provides additional duties in support of other care team members as needed, such as heating & serving trays, transportation of patients, specimens, medical records, films, & equipment.

  • Provides patient core comfort care, including providing blankets, giving water, answering the phone, adjusting blinds, responding to patient call lights & other activities that maintain a safe, pleasant & satisfying environment for patient.

  • Carries out basic duties of the Unit Assistant & the Service partner as needed.

Grade 160

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have experience in bedside nursing.

  • Must be a NA or student nurse w/ one semester in clinical setting or six months experience as an NA.

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Required.

  • Certification: BLS required.

  • CNA Preferred.

  • Good oral & written communication skills, including legible handwriting.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams required.

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HoursPerWeek : 1

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Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun,

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Job Type : Standard

Employee Status : Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation : A01|SEIU|United Healthworkers

Job Level : Entry Level

Job Category : Clinical Support

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Travel : No

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