Under the supervision of an RN, performs basic patient care activities.
Registration on the Virginia Board of Nursing Aide Registry or Graduate of a School of Nursing and has not passed boards.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Requires ability to read and write legibly and carry out direction promptly and accurately. Must exhibit effective communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Requires the ability to respond quickly and calmly under stressful or emergency situations.
AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
Minimum Work ExperienceLifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Previous experience in patient care setting desirable. Requirements will include successful completion of orientation program and competency requirements.