Nursing Care Assistant I

North Carolina, United States
26 Oct 2018
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26 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Occ Summary Work Performed N/A Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level Characteristics required. required. required. Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety Participate in own professional development by maintaining required tools precautions administering routine and special treatments to patients Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using hospital Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are computer and/or paper documentation Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions Working knowledge of the organization and physical layout of the training. patients and hospital staff formal learners. Perform a variety of nonprofessional nursing duties in the direct care educational offerings. Support the development of other staff and Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein. may be required Administer treatment and personal care procedures to patients Clean assigned area; stock and replenish supplies and equipment as Prepare patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures and Collect, deliver and conduct routine tests on patient specimens. to work in a hospital Working knowledge of principles and practices of providing non- Obtain and record patient data for medical records noting and informing Perform fingersticks for blood glucose testing, with appropriate Assist with admission, discharge, and transportation of patients. catherizations/irrigation. collected. May also perform sterile dressing change for wounds over 48 hours old, Take and record vital signs, record I&O, apply ice bags, administer of patients under the direct Participate in teaching activities by reinforcing teaching instructed supervision of an RN/LPN. RN/LPN of information Assist physician and nurses with physical examinations by helping skills validation and attending safety precautions applicable ambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel and bladder elimination; sterile dressing and weighing patients. patients to various hospital required to meet the personal needs and comfort of assigned patients. bathing, shaving, changing clothing, cleaning and trimming fingernails, applicable to work performed oral/nasogastric feeding and urinary professional bedside patient care position patients, changing non- locations provide manual assistance as including, but not limited to, feeding, bed-making, assisting with provide such additional care as by RN and/or physician as needed. douches and enemas. Note and report any changes in patient's condition. Turn and position patients, set up and feed patients as necessary, provide patients with fresh drinking water. Follow standard precautions and use personal protective equipment as IV fluid assistance activities, move or lift at least 50 pounds

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Full Time / Part Time


Regular / Temporary




Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. 

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. 

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Completion of a Level I - Nurse Aide education program approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or successful completion of the NC - approved Nurse Aide I competency test. High School diploma or equivalent required.



Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Currently listed as a Nursing Assistant I (NAI) with the Division of Facility Services with no substantiated findings of abuse, fraud, neglect or misappropriation of property. BCLS certification must be maintained/completed by the end of new hire orientation, which typically takes place during the first week of employment.

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