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Nursing Assistant I Chatham Hospital

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Siler City
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:Provides routine direct and indirect patient care in a hospital, clinic or home health care setting. All work performed is under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or physician.

Responsibilities:1. Assist physicians and other health care providers with routine examinations and procedures, as well as procurement of equipment and supplies.2. Provide administrative and clerical support including PI audits and data entry3. Provide clinical support assistance to include, but not limited to, cleaning the work area, maintaining office equipment, troubleshooting common software and hardware problems, changing linens, checking supply inventory, re-stocking supplies, transporting patients/ supplies/ specimens, and assisting in the orientation of new employees and students.4. Provide direct personal care to patients as outlined in plan of care activities such as bathing, dressing, feeding, assisting with ambulation. Measure and record vital signs, and patient height and weight. May be responsible for specimen collection, skin preps/scrubs, catheter care, capillary blood glucose checks, simple wound care, range of motion exercises, and/or postural drainage. Performs Oxygen room set-up and monitors oxygen flow-rate, performs oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal suctioning, tracheostomy care, fecal impaction removal, sterile dressing change wound irrigation for wounds that are 48 hours old, IV fluid assembly and monitoring, IV site care and discontinue peripheral IV, ostomy irrigation and care, urinary catheterization and irrigation, performs established oral, nasogastric, and gastrostomy tube feedings.5. Reinforce routine teaching given to patients by the registered nurse or physician and document patient understanding of instructions. Distributes patient education materials at the request of patients and/or health care providers

Other Information

Other information:Education Requirements:--- High School diploma or GEDLicensure/Certification Requirements:--- Listed as Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.--- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certificationProfessional Experience Requirements:--- Six (6) months related nursing assistant experienceKnowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:--- Fluent in verbal and written English language and able to develop basic computer skills.

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Chatham Hospital

Organization Unit: Med/Surg

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: US:NC:Siler City

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Greensboro , Nursing Assistant I Chatham Hospital, Healthcare , Siler City, North Carolina

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