The Nurse Aide under the direct supervision of the RN/LPN is delegated assignments by the RN/LPN to achieve quality patient care. He/she is involved in the implementation phase of the nursing process and is organizationally accountable to the Nurse Manager. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide technical care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to collect data and relays appropriate data to nurse and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures.
Minimum 6 months experience as a Certified Nurse Aide preferred.
Successful Completion of Nurse Aide Course. Current Active Certification.
Verification of certification by the Mississippi State Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry
With no adverse findings.
Ability to perform as a team member, cooperate with others, follow directions precisely,
demonstrates initiative, and function under stress.