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Nursing Assistant I

Company: UNC Health
Location: Clayton
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

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 during emergency situations.2. In the psychiatric setting, aids patients in reality orientation, participates in behavior modification plans/therapy, provides informal support therapy to patients/families, provides verbal de-escalation of potentially aggressive patients, aids in the physical management of aggressive/out-of-control patients, facilitates age appropriate play for children, and monitors the therapeutic milieu activities on assigned unit to ensure that emotional and safety needs of patients are met.3. Observes, collects, and documents patient information obtained while providing care and promptly report significant changes in the patient's condition to a registered nurse or physician.4. Provides assistance to patients and their families during admission to the clinical area, orientation to the hospital/clinic/home health experience, and discharge5. Provides care/ treatments to patients as outlined in plan of care including, but not limited to, the measurement of vital signs, height and weight, specimen collection, skin preps/scrubs, catheter care, capillary blood glucose checks, simple wound care, range of motion exercises, postural drainage, and supportive 11 patient and family interactions.6. Provides direct personal care to patients as outlined in plan of care for routine activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, feeding and assisting with ambulation.7. Provides indirect care to patients and assigned area to include, but not limited to, cleaning the work area, changing linens, re-stocking supplies, cleaning/sterilizing instruments, transporting patients/ supplies/ specimens, assisting in the orientation of new employees and students, and some routine clerical functions.8. Reinforces 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 InformationOther 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 of relevant nursing assistant experience, which may include a nursing assistant courseKnowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:--- Fluent in verbal and written English language and able to develop basic computer skills.Job DetailsLegal Employer: NCHEALTHEntity: Johnston HealthOrganization Unit: 3rd Floor - CL Work Type: Per DiemStandard Hours Per Week: 4.00Work Schedule: RotatingLocation of Job: US:NC:ClaytonExempt From Overtime: Exempt: NoThis position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email applicant.accommodations@unchealth.unc.edu if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.
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Our Mission
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve.-- We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Who We Are
UNC Health is a not-for-profit integrated healthcare system owned by the state of North Carolina and based in Chapel Hill. With 15 hospitals across the state, UNC Health is committed to empowering health, not just health care. From Magnet recognition to being named Forbes' top-ranked healthcare system employer for women in the entire Southeast, we're proud to say that our hard work is consistently recognized, awarded, and celebrated.--
UNC Health and our 40,000 employees, continue to serve as North Carolina's Health Care System, caring for patients from all 100 counties and beyond our borders. We continue to leverage the world-class research conducted in the UNC School of Medicine, translating that innovation into life-saving and life-changing therapies, procedures, and techniques for the patients who rely on us.

UNC Health for Me
Learn how UNC Health is supporting teammates, both personally and professionally, throughout their journey with UNC Health. UNC Health for Me is UNC Health's commitment to teammates from recruitment to retirement that includes ways we welcome, engage, develop, care for, include, and value our teammates. As part of our ONE UNC Health initiative, UNC Health for Me employs strategies to strengthen our world-class team and ensure we achieve our mission. Watch the video below to learn more!

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