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Position : __________________________________________

Hospital : __________________________________________

Location : __________________________________________

Area    : __________________________________________

Job Description:

                      Gives direct Nursing Care.

                      Identifies nursing needs of patients.

                      Plans, gives, evaluates nursing care.

                      Admits patients.

                      Performs nursing activities such as bathing and oral Hygiene.

                      Assist in patients in moving, maintaining proper alignment of
                       patient’s body and utilizing good body mechanics.

                      Takes and record vital signs.

                      Observes medical asepsis.

                      Observes signs and symptoms, institutes remedial actions when
                       appropriate and records these in the chart.

                      Reports observations to the physician.

                      Observes and responds to patients emotional spiritual needs.

                       Interprets to the patients and his family their roles in promoting
                       successful therapy and rehabilitation.

                      Carries out doctor legal orders.

                      Assists physicians when examining patients.
   Performs irrigations, catheterization and gives enemas.

   Instructs patients and families.

   Sees to it that equipment receive proper care and maintenance.

   Discharge Patients.

   Performs post-mortem care.

   Teaches non-professional nursing.

				
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