- Requisition Number: 204458
- Department: DUKE RALEIGH HOSPITAL
- Location: Raleigh
- Type of Position: Regular
- Specialty: Nursing Assistants
- Employment Status: Full Time
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management, and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopedics and five adult procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and stroke.
CNA- Nursing Care Assistant I / Health Unit Coordinator - Duke Raleigh Hospital
7 am to 7 pm
7 pm to 7 am
Weekends and Holidays per Unit Needs
Base pay is $17 per hr. Shift Diff. Available for Nights
Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Nursing Care Assistant I – Health Unit Coordinator who will embrace our mission of Transforming Lives Transforming Care.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
- Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet®organization.
- Professional advancement opportunities through our Clinical Ladder Program (Nursing Care Assistant, Surgical Tech, Certified Medical Assistant).
- Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
What you will need:
- Current Nurse Aide I Registry listing with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Division of Health Service Regulation.
- High School Diploma or higher.
- Basic Life Support certification from American Heart Association.
The Nursing Care Assistant I / Health Unit Coordinator performs a variety of non-professional nursing duties and clerical duties under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN to support patient care. This position will consistently exhibit excellent customer service skills.
What you will do:
- Prepare patients, equipment, and supplies for specific procedures and provide manual assistance as required.
- Obtain and record 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.
- Participate in teaching activities by reinforcing teaching instructed by RN and/or physician as needed.
- Assist physicians and nurses with physical examinations by helping position patients, changing the non-sterile dressing, and weighing patients.
- Take and record vital signs, record I&O, apply ice bags, and administer douches and enemas.
- Note and report any changes in the patient's condition.
- Turn and position patients, set up and feed patients as necessary, and provide patients with fresh drinking water.
- Perform finger sticks for blood glucose testing, with appropriate training.
- Assist with admission, discharge, and transportation of patients.
- Follow standard precautions and use personal protective equipment as required.
- Collect, deliver and conduct routine tests on patient specimens.
- Clean assigned area; stock and replenish supplies and equipment as required.
- Participate in own professional development by maintaining required skills validation and attending educational offerings.
- Support the development of other staff and formal learners.
- Perform sterile dressing change for wounds over 48 hours old, IV fluid assistance activities, oral/nasogastric feeding, and urinary catheterizations/irrigation.
- Greeting patients and visitors, answering the telephone, responding to patients’ requests, accessing the electronic medical record (EMR), scheduling appointments, and providing general clerical support as needed by the department.
Duke 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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