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Care Aide

Company: Renown Health
Location: Reno
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:

Position Purpose

This position will assist with various duties within the hospital setting to aid in patient experience, throughput, and optimizing the efficiency of the licensed care givers in the delivery of care.

Nature and Scope

The incumbent will be required to assist nursing staff in a timely and consistent manner. These duties include, but not limited to:

Unit Clerk responsibilities.

Stocking of unit supplies.

Mobility of patients

Hourly patient rounding

Responding to call lights

Ensuring patients have appropriate belongings, etc. and are ready for discharge.

Transporting of supplies, etc.

Transporting discharged patients.

Extenders for care givers within scope.

Act as a patient safety assistant.

Assistance with feeding patients in compliance with the patients dietary orders.

Assistance with activities of daily living (brushing teeth, getting dressed, toileting, etc.).

The incumbent must possess ability to communicate with patients and families in a caring and professional manner.

The incumbent must possess a polite, positive attitude while dealing with customers of all ages, social, cultural, and economic backgrounds.

Incumbent must demonstrate the ability to work with Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric patients needs specific to the population being served, and meets standards of quality as measured by the Department age specific competency standard.

The incumbent must be able to function interdependently in a high-intensity atmosphere. The incumbent must demonstrate the desire to promote a healing and caring environment.

This position does provide patient care.


The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred




Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Current enrollment in an accredited nursing or healthcare related program or graduate from a healthcare related program preferred.


Patient / healthcare related experience preferred.




Current AHA BLS course within 30 days of hire. Patient Mobility course within 90 days of hire.

Computer / Typing:

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Care Aide, Other , Reno, Nevada

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