OVERVIEW: Interviews patients upon admission; records necessary personal information and secures required signatures; prepares and supplies patient data to various hospital departments.
Health Care Job Descriptions
OVERVIEW: Supervises and coordinates third-party billing and the application of payments for the hospital's business. Responsible for training, evaluating, and initiating disciplinary action for all employees supervised.
OVERVIEW: Responsible for performing a variety of duties to provide quality nursing care to residents and to coordinate their total nursing care; implementing specific procedures and programs; determining work procedures and expediting work flow; ensuring compliance with all operating policies and procedures, as well as Department of Health and Federal Health Care Administration regulations; communicating with and supervising appropriate personnel; providing daily reports and other periodic reports; and performing all the duties of a certified nursing assistant when required.
OVERVIEW: Cleans teeth and examines oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. Educates patients on oral hygiene, takes and develops X-rays, and applies fluoride or sealants. Carries out patient screening, charting, and medical history procedures and documentation.
OVERVIEW: Plans and coordinates nursing services. Participates as a member of the hospital's management team in planning, policy formulation, and administrative decision-making with particular reference to the roles, functions, and operations of the hospital's nursing services. Responsible for patient care, resource management, and fiscal management.
OVERVIEW: Plans, administers, and directs operations of rehabilitation programs, such as physical, occupational, recreational, and speech therapies.
OVERVIEW: Assesses injuries, administers first-aid treatment and life-support care to sick or injured persons in pre-hospital setting. Extricates trapped individuals, and transports injured or sick persons to medical facilities.
OVERVIEW: Provide routine, personal health care, such as bathing, dressing, or grooming, to elderly, convalescent, or disabled persons in the home of those individuals or in a residential care facility.
OVERVIEW: Administers all aspects of the hospice care program, including staffing, financial management, interaction with patients and families, community relations, and regulatory compliance.
OVERVIEW: Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill, injured, convalescent, and disabled persons. Works under the supervision of a registered nurse and in conformance with recognized nursing techniques, procedures, and established standards based on the scope of practical nursing. Maintains frequent and on-going contacts through care for patients.