Inpatient Nursing Aide

Top Inpatient Nursing Aide Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Inpatient Nursing Aide. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Inpatient Nursing Aide resumes they appeared on. For example, 16.4% of Inpatient Nursing Aide resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Inpatient Nursing Aide actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Inpatient Nursing Aide resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Patient Care

high Demand
Here's how Patient Care is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Key Achievement: Consistently excel in identifying patient care requirements by using medical industry knowledge and experience to understand care requirements.
  • Managed patient outcomes by providing, coordinating and supporting clinical aspects of direct patient care across the continuum of care.
  • Provide direct patient care by working with members of other health care disciplines in the interest of the patient.
  • Partnered in patient care initiatives for 10 bed hospital, managing up to 10 patients per shift.
  • Direct patient care to provide a peaceful environment for patient and family at end of life.
  • Perform concurrent review of acute in-patient care services, by the use of established criteria.
  • Implemented innovative new processes and standards for in- patient care - Preceptor for new employees.
  • General patient care and symptoms management for hospice patients, charge nurse as assigned.
  • Assessed, monitored, and educated nursing staff on patient care as necessary.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
  • Conducted In- services for coworkers to improve patient care and efficacy.
  • Provided patient care through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Provided inpatient care to a med/surge unit of 24.
  • Trained new staff nurses to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Developed and modified patient care plans.
  • Participated in data collection for investigational protocols and documented patient care according to established standards.
  • Collaborated effectively with an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals on patient care.
  • Educate patients, families, and other members of patient care team on renal failure and various treatment modalities.
  • Monitored acute conditions.Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.Provided necessary health education training for patients.
  • Trained about 1.Terminal cancer patient care 2.pre op/ post op patient care 3.rotation in pediatric/GS/OS/NS inpatient care unit

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2. Charge Nurse

high Demand
Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Charge Nurse on weekends and Group Education of patient with emphasis on Coping Skills, Medication Education and Mental Health Education.
  • Acted as charge nurse and filled in as clinical coordinator, making staffing and patient decisions while displaying leadership under pressure.
  • Charge Nurse - coordinated activities of the unit by directing, organizing and assigning work to nursing staff.
  • Acted as charge nurse to assign and delegate patient activities on inpatient unit Psychiatric and Medical.
  • Served as a charge nurse on the 20 bed inpatient unit and 90 bed residential facility.
  • Worked as a charge nurse for several years.
  • Charge Nurse 30 bed Forensic Inpatient unit.
  • Charge nurse responsibilities on inpatient unit.
  • Scheduled and conducted charge nurse meetings.
  • Charge nurse duties as assigned.
  • Performed admissions, discharges, transferred patients to other levels of care * Served as relief charge nurse
  • Charge Nurse of 24-bed med, pediatric and oncology unit supporting 20 subspecialties
  • Charge nurse of the inpatient woundwound nurses.
  • Charge nurse when 14 room hospice unit first opened AWARDS AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION
  • Charge Nurse for 11 chair inpatient unit in isolation Hemodialysis nurse
  • Charge Nurse for 125 inpatients Hemodialysis nurse

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3. Simple Discharge Planning

high Demand

4. Medical Treatment Plans

high Demand

5. Inpatient Unit

high Demand
Here's how Inpatient Unit is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Admitted, discharged, and transferred patients to Inpatient unit.
  • Managed care of 1-3 hospice patients on acute inpatient unit

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6. RN

high Demand
Here's how RN is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Care of a wide variety of Rehabilitation patients on a small unit with one RN and CNA.
  • Participate in IDT, morning report and daily bed huddles to assist with facility patient flow.
  • Set up and operated specialized equipment to monitor maternal, newborn and fetal well-being.
  • Communicate problems or concerns to the Acute Coordinator/Acute Care Manager or physician.
  • Evaluated patients presenting with: asthma, appendicitis and hernia.
  • Started as a nurse's aide in 1988, advanced to LPN in 1990, then RN in 1991.
  • Provide outpatient services for ostomy related skin complications or concerns.
  • Analyzed cardiac rhythms to assess for abnormalities Charge Nurse (RN), Inpatient Eating Disorders Unit, Behavioral Medicine
  • Participated in room set up, turn over, patient transport, and pre/post-operative SBAR with fellow nurses.
  • Possess a strong critical thinking and problem solving skills and ensure CCRN staff posses such skilll.
  • Selected among peers to serve as RN In-Charge of pre-surgical patient education for the hospital.
  • Performed EMR documentation on McKesson and Cerner software.
  • Worked as an RN floating amongst 3 inpatient units: rehabilitation, comprehensive, and ventilator units.

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7. Interqual

high Demand
Here's how Interqual is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Perform accurate documentation using McKesson InterQual system.
  • Ensured authorization requests and provider inquiries were handled within established periods, utilizing InterQual guidelines and specific clinical decision-making workflows.
  • Conduct onsite/ telephonic reviews, determining level of care and stay, in compliance of Interqual Criteria.

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8. Medical Necessity

high Demand
Here's how Medical Necessity is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Utilized InterQual criteria to confirm medical necessity of hospital stays and appropriateness of levels of care.
  • Follow the patient for concurrent reviews using InterQual criteria as a basis to be sure they met medical necessity.
  • Review inpatient hospital admissions for medical necessity, as well as concurrent reviews.

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9. Bed Hospital

high Demand

10. Medical Records

high Demand
Here's how Medical Records is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.

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11. Medication Administration

high Demand
Here's how Medication Administration is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Obtained IV therapy certification for intravenous medication administration.

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12. Inpatient Admissions

high Demand
Here's how Inpatient Admissions is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Reviewed and Authorized for Inpatient admissions Outpatient Surgeries as well as responsibility for Physical, Occupation and Speech Therapy services.
  • Performed concurrent review for all inpatient admissions via telephonic.
  • Assisted in psychiatric evaluations for inpatient admissions.
  • Review all types of Medical Necessity cases to include Outpatient, Inpatient admissions/stays.

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13. Vital Signs

high Demand
Here's how Vital Signs is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Completed critical care patient monitoring and therapies such as obtaining vital signs, administering medications and fluids while maintaining current records
  • Perform and record patients' vital signs (BP, HR, SpO2) and social information into patient chart.
  • Qualified in obtaining digital radiographs In the case of emergencies, collected preliminary information including patient histories and vital signs.

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14. Pain Management

high Demand
Here's how Pain Management is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Performed duties with a group of anesthesiologists that specialized in pain management.

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15. Staff Members

average Demand

16. High Risk

average Demand

17. Milliman

average Demand
Here's how Milliman is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Manage length of stay for hospitalized patients using Milliman criteria.

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18. Appropriate Level

average Demand
Here's how Appropriate Level is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Anticipated discharge plan early in stay to discharge to appropriate level of care when appropriate.
  • Determined whether treatments are consistent with member's diagnosis and appropriate level of care.
  • Performed as onsite nurse reviewer, chart reviews to ensure that patient received appropriate level of care.
  • Reviewed all admissions for medical necessity and appropriate level of care (per M&R criteria.

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19. Primary Care Services

average Demand

20. Physician Orders

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Here's how Physician Orders is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Transcribe physician orders and order medications.
  • Ensured all physician orders were transcribed and entered into medical record in a timely manner.

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21. CNA

average Demand
Here's how CNA is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Nurtured relationships with multiple other health providers PT/OT/MSW/ST, LPN/CNAs*

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22. Utilization Review

average Demand
Here's how Utilization Review is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Review and perform utilization review utilizing Interqual criteria and critical thinking skills for all acute care admissions to large hospital system.

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23. CMS

average Demand

24. Blood Products

average Demand
Here's how Blood Products is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs, and blood products.

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25. Inpatient Rehabilitation

average Demand

26. Infection Control

average Demand
Here's how Infection Control is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Designed and presented facility education program for infection control, and participated in Emergency Medical Technician training.
  • Followed hospital wound care procedures and performed excellent infection control techniques.
  • Worked in an autonomous fashion and reported back to infection control at MGH and project Managers at Harvard Pilgrim.

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27. Disease Management

average Demand
Here's how Disease Management is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Provided disease management/tracking and nursing triage for a population of 7,000 while working in outpatient family practice.
  • Identify patients that are candidates for case and disease management, or behavioral healthcare programs.

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28. Medicaid

average Demand
Here's how Medicaid is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Provide assistance for the Medicaid population in the State of Florida.
  • Billed and followed-up on inpatient claims for Public Aid/Medicaid patients.

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29. ADL

average Demand

30. Medical Services

low Demand
Here's how Medical Services is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Obtained information from providers and facilities regarding member's clinical condition and medical services to determine medical appropriateness.

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31. Picc

low Demand
Here's how Picc is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Provided PICC line dressing changes and delivered medications as ordered by the provider.

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32. SNF

low Demand
Here's how SNF is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Assist case managers/ DC planners in facilitating discharge needs: SNF, rehab, HME, etc.

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33. IV

low Demand
Here's how IV is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Assessed patients in active withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Provided attentive symptom management in addition to emotional support and education regarding their disease process.
  • Process improvement responsibilities for data collection, quarterly reports and corrective action plans.
  • Administered medications and assisted in diagnostic testing for HIV-positive patients.
  • Received and reviewed all emergent inpatient admission and observation notifications in the states of Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan.
  • Work with physicians, hospitals, and Medical Directors to ensure patient receives proper medical care and discharge planning.
  • Maintained strong commitment to accuracy, detail, confidentiality, and relevance while providing safe effective nursing care.
  • Monitor progress of discharge planning to ensure members receive timely, accurate and cost effective services post discharge.
  • Received specimens from the field, prepared documentations for, and ensured timely pick up of specimens.
  • Assisted with peripheral IV's as well as central line and infusion port access and care.
  • Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
  • Provided supportive care to clients and their families throughout the recovery process.
  • Support physicians with treatments, non-invasive and invasive procedures.
  • Supervised staff and all activities on 38-40 bed units.
  • Worked with dual diagnosis individuals.
  • Transported patients to and from different departments.Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
  • Assisted with implementation of healthcare initiatives in market.
  • Managed caseload of 20 clients, providing education, treatments, IV therapy, venipuncture and wound care.
  • Assessed patients by accurately monitoring and recording respirations activity, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels.
  • Identified quality of care issues, and reported to appropriate health plan Quality department representative.

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34. Care Coordinator

low Demand

35. Emotional Support

low Demand
Here's how Emotional Support is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's.
  • Provide emotional support to family during times of need and distress.

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36. Community Resources

low Demand
Here's how Community Resources is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Collaborate with various other agencies and provide information on community resources.
  • Provided education to patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources.

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37. Medication Management

low Demand
Here's how Medication Management is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.Responsible for primary care, case management, and medication management.Assessed patients and documented patient histories.

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38. Hedis

low Demand
Here's how Hedis is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Acquired some coding experience by coding discharge diagnosis, procedures and HEDIS measures into the software system.
  • Acted on ways to improve HEDIS, NCQA, URAC, and QIA activities for compliance.

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39. Life Care

low Demand
Here's how Life Care is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Administered chemo- therapy and provided end of life care.
  • Educate patient/families about end of life care.

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40. Epic

low Demand
Here's how Epic is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Facilitate issue resolution by acting as a liaison between different UCLA departments and EPIC support groups.
  • project at MGH under Dr. Platt's CDC funded Eastern Massachusetts Epicenters Program.

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41. Copd

low Demand
Here's how Copd is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Managed caseload of 14Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses including COPD and asthma.

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42. Benefits Administration

low Demand

43. Clinical Staff

low Demand

44. Disease Process

low Demand
Here's how Disease Process is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Educate patients on treatment modalities, disease processes and the importance of adherence to treatment regimen.

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45. EKG

low Demand

46. DME

low Demand
Here's how DME is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Discharge planning for home health, SNF/LTAC/INR and DME needs.
  • Set up Meds and DME needed for services.

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47. Ltac

low Demand

48. CPR

low Demand
Here's how CPR is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Designated CPR instructor for facility staff members ensuring an understanding of correct practices and methodologies.

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49. Appropriate Adjustments

low Demand
Here's how Appropriate Adjustments is used in Inpatient Nursing Aide jobs:
  • Assessed patients' responses to treatment therapies and made appropriate adjustments and modifications to treatment plan as indicated by physician.

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50. Eligible Members

low Demand

20 Most Common Skill for an Inpatient Nursing Aide

Patient Care23.2%
Charge Nurse10.3%
Simple Discharge Planning8.5%
Medical Treatment Plans7.1%
Inpatient Unit6.2%
RN4.6%
Interqual4.6%
Medical Necessity4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Inpatient Nursing Aide

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
16.4%
16.4%
2
2
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
7.3%
7.3%
3
3
Simple Discharge Planning
Simple Discharge Planning
6%
6%
4
4
Medical Treatment Plans
Medical Treatment Plans
5%
5%
5
5
Inpatient Unit
Inpatient Unit
4.4%
4.4%
6
6
RN
RN
3.3%
3.3%
7
7
Interqual
Interqual
3.3%
3.3%
8
8
Medical Necessity
Medical Necessity
3.3%
3.3%
9
9
Bed Hospital
Bed Hospital
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Medical Records
Medical Records
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Inpatient Admissions
Inpatient Admissions
2%
2%
13
13
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
1.6%
1.6%
14
14
Pain Management
Pain Management
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Staff Members
Staff Members
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
High Risk
High Risk
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Milliman
Milliman
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Appropriate Level
Appropriate Level
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Primary Care Services
Primary Care Services
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
CNA
CNA
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Utilization Review
Utilization Review
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
CMS
CMS
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Blood Products
Blood Products
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Inpatient Rehabilitation
Inpatient Rehabilitation
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
Infection Control
Infection Control
1.3%
1.3%
27
27
Disease Management
Disease Management
1.3%
1.3%
28
28
Medicaid
Medicaid
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
ADL
ADL
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Medical Services
Medical Services
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
Picc
Picc
1%
1%
32
32
SNF
SNF
1%
1%
33
33
IV
IV
1%
1%
34
34
Care Coordinator
Care Coordinator
1%
1%
35
35
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
1%
1%
36
36
Community Resources
Community Resources
1%
1%
37
37
Medication Management
Medication Management
1%
1%
38
38
Hedis
Hedis
1%
1%
39
39
Life Care
Life Care
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Epic
Epic
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Copd
Copd
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Benefits Administration
Benefits Administration
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
Clinical Staff
Clinical Staff
0.8%
0.8%
44
44
Disease Process
Disease Process
0.8%
0.8%
45
45
EKG
EKG
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
DME
DME
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Ltac
Ltac
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
CPR
CPR
0.7%
0.7%
49
49
Appropriate Adjustments
Appropriate Adjustments
0.7%
0.7%
50
50
Eligible Members
Eligible Members
0.7%
0.7%

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