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A career at Knoxville Rehabilitation Hospital, a 57-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health, Tennova Healthcare and The University of Tennessee Medical Center, is more than a job. It’s a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people who need continued care to recover completely.

You have specialized skills and our patients in the Knoxville area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

Nursing Assistant (PRN)

Knoxville, Tennessee

Req ID 469944 Post Date May. 21, 2023 CategoryRegistered Nurse FacilityKnoxville Rehabilitation Hospital


PRN Day & Night Shifts Available!!

Knoxville Rehabilitation Hospital

1250 Tennova Medical Way, Knoxville


Assist nursing staff with patients’ personal care, emotional support, and activities of daily living. More complex duties performed under supervision of licensed nursing personnel.


Job Specific:

Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.

Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower or whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, changing bed linens, cleaning over bed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the day.

Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning over bed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed.

Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.

Distributes drinking water and other nourishments to patients.

Answers patient call lights, anticipates patient's needs and makes rounds to assigned patients.

Assists patients with the handling of personal property: dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, etc.

Provides general nursing care: positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting patients with the bedpan, commode; assists ambulating patients.Uses correct body mechanics.

Obtains and records temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, weight, intake and output.

Other duties as assigned



Completion of course for nursing assistants

Current Tennessee certification as a Nursing Assistant (preferred)

CPR/BCLS Certification

Minimum six months experience in an acute or long term facility preferred.

Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.


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