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  • 1) Provides general nursing care to patients in hospital, nursing home, infirmary, or similar health care facility: Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.

  • 2) Prepares equipment and aids physician during treatments and examinations of patients.

  • 3) Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.

  • 4) Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient.

  • 5) May rotate among various clinical services of institution, such as obstetrics, surgery, orthopedics, outpatient and admitting, pediatrics, and psychiatry.

  • 6) May prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and hand items to SURGEON ; OBSTETRICIAN , or other medical practitioner.

  • 7) May make beds, bathe, and feed patients.

  • 8) May serve as leader for group of personnel rendering nursing care to number of patients.




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Job Number: 6865