NURSING CARE ASSISTANT I/ II-AASC-Pre-op & Post-op Care-Morrisville-Full-time-Days
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 225723
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)
Perform a variety of nonprofessional nursing duti es in the direct care of patients under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN. Perform tasks within the scope of a nursing care assistant I and II a s defined by the NC Board of Nursing.
In addition to duties outlined in the NAI job description, the following duties s may be performed: sterile dressing change for wounds over 48hours old and wound irrigation; IV fluid assistance activities; oral/nasogastric feeding; urinary catheterization and irrigation; oxygen therapy, including room set-up and monitoring flow-rate; break up and removal of fecal impaction; oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal suctioning; tracheotomy care; ost my care, irrigation, and annual skills validation. Participate in own professional development by maintaining required skills validation and attending educational offerings. Support the development of other staff and formal learners. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are applicable to work performedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients. Working knowl edge of principles and practices of providing nonprofessional bedside patient care. Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene, and basic hea lth and safety precautions applicable to work in a hospital. Working knowle dge of infection control procedures and safety precautionsAbility to wit hstand prolonged standing and walking. Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretchers and wheelchair patients to various hospital locations may be required. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation tools. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and hospital staff. Working knowledge of the organization and physical layout of the hospital pre-employment Physical Capacity Testing Required
Level Characteristic s
Completion of Level I Nurse Aide education program approved by the Nursing. North Carolina Board of Nursing or successful completion of the NC - approved Nurse Aide I competency test and completion of Level II Nurse Aide education programs approved by the North Carolina Board of High School diploma or equivalent required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Listed as NA I with the Division of Facility Services with no substantiated findings of abuse, fraud, neglect, or misappropriation of property. Listed as NA II with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. 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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