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Job Description:

  • 1) Performs any combination of following tasks, as directed by nursing and medical staff, to care for patients in hospital, nursing home, or other medical facility: Bathes patients and gives alcohol rubs.

  • 2) Measures and records intake and output of liquids, and takes and records temperature, and pulse and respiration rate.

  • 3) Gives enemas.

  • 4) Carries meal trays to patients and feeds patients unable to feed themselves.

  • 5) Lifts patients onto and from bed, and transports patients to other areas, such as operating and x-ray rooms, by rolling bed, or using wheelchair or wheeled stretcher.

  • 6) Sets up equipment, such as oxygen tents, portable x-ray machines, and overhead irrigation bottles.

  • 7) Makes beds and collects soiled linen.

  • 8) Cleans rooms and corridors.

  • 9) Bathes deceased patients, accompanies body to morgue, and places personal belongings in mortuary box.

  • 10) Administers catheterizations and bladder irrigations.

  • 11) Accompanies discharged patients home or to other institutions.




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DOT:   355.674-018

Job Number: 6992