Vancouver, BC, CA(change)
Assists nursing service personnel with a variety of patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. Assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating.  Collects and transports non-invasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs. Aids physicians and nursing staff members with procedures if needed.  Assists in cleaning and stocking rooms, changing bed linens, and preparing rooms for the next patient. Transports patients to other departments via stretcher and wheelchair.  Participates in the Triage process under the direction of the RN.  Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor.  Performs other related duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be currently enrolled in an educational program that supports Pre-med studies.
Completed Sophmore year of study or higher and maintained an overall GPA of 2.0 or above required.
Priority will be given to Kootenai County Residents.
BLS Required.  Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross or KMC BLS within 60 days of hire.
On feet a minimum of 8-12 hours, depending on length of shift.
Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing heavy stretchers and other equipment.
Frequent moving, transferring and positioning of patients with and/or without assistance.
Read charts, dials, equipment settings, literature and other printed and handwritten materials.
Communicate with patients, physicians, families and co-workers in person and on telephone.
Work with equipment and manipulate equipment settings, computer keyboard, etc.
Kootenai Health operates 24 hours per day each day of the year, operational needs of departments may require that you be available to work all shifts, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the patients.
Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment.
Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
Potential exposure to hostile individuals.
Kootenai Health
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