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Nursing Care Assistant I/Health Unit Coord. - DUH - Peds Specialties/Hemonc/Neuro

Company: Duke Health
Location: Wake Forest
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Duke University Hospital Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area. In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers. 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) - Occ SummaryPerform a variety of nonprofessional nursing d uties in the direct careof patients under the direct supervision of a RN /LPN. Perform taskswithin the scope of a nursing care assistant I and I I as defined by theNC Boardof Nursing.
    Work PerformedIn addition to duties outlined in NAI job description, the followingdut ies may be performed: sterile dressing change for wounds over 48hours ol dand wound irrigation; IV fluid assistance activities;oral/nasogastricf eeding; urinary catheterization and irrigation; oxygentherapy, including room set-up and monitoring flow-rate; break up andremoval of fecal impac tion; oropharyngeal and nasopharyngealsuctioning; tracheotomy care; ost omy care, irrigation and annual skillsvalidation.Participate in own prof essional development by maintaining requiredskills validation and attend ing educational offerings. Support thedevelopment of other staff and for mal learners.Perform other related duties incidental to the work describ ed herein.
    Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesWorking kn owledgeof sterile techniques and special procedures that areapplicablet o work performedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involvedi n administeringroutine and special treatments to patientsWorking knowled ge of principles and practices of providingnonprofessional bedside patie nt careWorking knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic healt h andsafety precautions applicable to work in a hospitalWorking knowledg e of infection control procedures and safety precautionsAbility to withs tand prolonged standing and walking.Heavy lifting and the ability to tra nsport stretcher and wheelchairpatients to various hospital locationsmay be requiredAbility to understandand follow oral and written instructio nsAbility to document and communicate pertinent information using comput erand/or paper documentation toolsAbility to establish and maintain effe ctive working relationships withpatients and hospital staffWorking knowl edge of the organization and physical layout of thehospitalPre-employmen t Physical Capacity Testing Required
    Level Characteristics
    Minimum Qualifications
    Education Completion of aLevel 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. - 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. - 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 essentialjob 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. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Raleigh , Nursing Care Assistant I/Health Unit Coord. - DUH - Peds Specialties/Hemonc/Neuro, Healthcare , Wake Forest, North Carolina

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