Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.
* Concern for Others
* Stress Tolerance
* Self Control
* Attention to Detail
* Social Orientation
* Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.
* Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, such as getting out of bed, bathing, dressing, using the toilet, standing, walking, or exercising.
* Document or otherwise report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
Health Care and Social Assistance
Sample Job Titles
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