Nursing Care Assistant I

North Carolina, United States
08 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Job Description

Occ Summary Work Performed N/A Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level Characteristics activities. Independently plan and provide professional nursing care for patients designated by work area Board of Nursing. Plan, provide, supervise and document professional nursing care patients patients safety precautions in accordance with providers. providers. incidental to the work described herein. Perform other related duties on assessment of the resources. utilizing the nursing process programs process improvement *Knowledge of scope of the registered nurse, licensed practical families in accordance with the nursing plan of care appropriate JCAHO and other regulatory requirements of patient status the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds procedure physician orders and established policies and procedures. Provide nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the RN as defined by the North Carolina for patients in accordance withphysician orders and established policies and procedures.

Use professional nursing judgement to individualize the plan of care based patient's baseline needs and response to care. Delegate tasks and supervises the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care Assist other nursing personnel in the delivery of nursing care and act as team leader or charge nurse for a group of patients or an entire unit as assigned. Monitor and initiate corrective action to maintain the environment of care including equipment and material Participate in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings.Act as preceptor and supports the development of other staff and formal learners.

Participate in the formal evaluation process of peers and other care Participate in the identification of clinical or operational performance improvement opportunities and in performance May participate in the interview process and make hiring recommendations. nurse and NCA *Knowledge of and appropriate application of the nursing *Knowledge of professional theory, practice and *Ability to assess nursing needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families *Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively *Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships *Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership and others *Able to teach patients and *Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, treatment, and follow-up *Able to use fine motor skills *Competent in BLS and/or other specialized life support requirements assessments, plan of care, interventions, evaluation and re-evaluation *Able torecord activities, document *Able to use computer and learn new software *Able to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for *Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking with *Able to remain focused and organized *Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to *Working knowledge of infection control procedures and *Working knowledge and completion of

Requisition Number 401475182
Location Durham
Job Family Level B1
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift Rotating

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. 

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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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