Bernice O.

$. / hr

Hackensack, NJ

About Bernice

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

    Job Interests

      Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

      Skills & Expertise

      • Senior Care
      • Elder Care
      • Home Care

      Languages

      • English

      Experience & Education

      Patient Care Associate

      Jan 2013 - Present
      Hackensack Medical Ctr
      Provide direct hygiene and comfort care to patients including bathing, toileting, oral hygiene, incontinent care and bed making. Takes vital signs under the direction of the RN, and documents accordingly on appropriate flow sheets, and notifies the RN of the results. Obtain and documents glucose finger sticks and collect other specimens including stool, urine and sputum. Act in the role of patient sitter. Answer call lights promptly and assist patients cautiously. Maintain a clean and safe nursing unit and patient room. Identifies the needs of the patient’s population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e. age, culture, hearing and / or visually impaired, etc.) Provide patients care under the supervision of nurses and doctors. Provide patient transportation within the hospital, taking patients to different areas for necessary tests. Demonstrate competence in performing treatment procedures such as splinting and dressing. Assist with admission, discharge and transfer procedures. Perform laboratory procedures as noted: EKG, urine collection procedures, and other laboratory procedures as directed by the Registered Nurse. Always uses 2 patient identifiers
      Jan 2013 - Present

      Felician College

      Jan 2016 - Jan 2019
      Lodi, NJ
      Jan 2016 - Jan 2019
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