Nursing Care Assistant

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
31 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2019
Ref
401532561
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Duke University Health System- Duke Regional Hospital seeks to hire a Full Time Nursing Assistant who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.

Department Profile:

The General Medicine/Dialysis Unit at Duke Regional Hospital. Our team is active in delivering exemplary care for each patient to ensure an excellent patient experience, every time.
 
Work Hours & Shifts:

Full Time, 36 hours per week, 12 hours per shift- Rotating Shifts
 
Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • All three Duke Hospitals have received Magnet designation for excellence in nursing.
  • Competitive Wages! Excellent benefits to include Tuition Reimbursement!
  • Professional advancement opportunities through our Clinical Ladder Program (Surg Tech, Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant). 
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle! Work and live in your own community.

Job Summary:
 
The Nursing Assistant performs a variety of nonprofessional nursing duties in the direct care of patients under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN to include: prepare patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures and provide manual assistance as required, obtains and records patient data for medical records noting and informing RN/LPN of information collected; administer treatment and personal care procedures to patients including, but not limited to, feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothing, cleaning and trimming fingernails, bed-making, assisting with ambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel and bladder elimination; provide such additional care as required to meet the personal needs and comfort of assigned patients.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required

  • Previous work experience as a Nursing Assistant preferred.

Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:

  • Current certification as with the North Carolina NA Registry required.
  • BLS (or higher) certification required.

EEO Disclosure:

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

Duke Health Highlights: Duke Regional Hospital Profile

Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,700 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2016, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 15,792 patients and had 123,234 outpatient visits. 
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #16 in North Carolina and #6 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2016-17.

Location Durham

Duke Entity DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Job Family Level B1

Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary Regular

Shift Third/Night

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.

Education

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.

Experience

N/A

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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