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Nursing Assistant II - Medical Acute Care Unit - Hillsborough Campus

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Carrboro
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:


  • This position qualifies for our Nursing Support Incentive Program. The Nursing Support Incentive Program includes $5,000 paid over a three (3) year commitment. Learn more about the program here: https://jobs.unchealthcare.org/pages/unc-hospitals-unc-rex-nursing-support-incentive-program
    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.This position is located at the Hillsborough Campus. UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus is a community hospital which is an extension of UNC Medical Center focusing on many of our elective surgical programs. The 163-bed facility combines a community hospital culture with the innovative procedures and care for which the UNC Medical Center is known. The Hillsborough Hospital is located at 460 Waterstone Drive, Hillsborough, NC and offers free onsite parking.This is a large 25-bed inpatient Medicine focused unit which provides care for adult patients from acute care medicine and family medicine with a specialization in the care of geriatric patients and patients with complex discharge needs. Great learning environment for those who would like to be more involved in direct patient care. The candidate for this position must possess excellent communication and customer service skills. Also, be willing to be part of a high performing team.This position is 36 hours/week, working rotating shifts but primary need is for night shift (7pm-7:30am). This position qualifies for an extensive State employee benefit package.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.
    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 entry
    3. 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 InformationOther information:
    Education Requirements:
    • High School diploma or GEDLicensure/Certification Requirements:
      • Listed as Nursing Assistant II with the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
      • 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 DetailsLegal Employer: STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center Hillsborough
            Organization Unit: Med/Surg Inpatient 4 HBO HWork Type: Full Time
            Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00Work Schedule: Night JobLocation of Job: US:NC:HillsboroughExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Durham , Nursing Assistant II - Medical Acute Care Unit - Hillsborough Campus, Healthcare , Carrboro, North Carolina

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