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Nursing Care Assistant II - Duke Regional Hospital - General Medicine/Stepdown - Days/Nights, FT

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of the internationally recognized Duke University Health System. -Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville, and Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide exceptional, compassionate, and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and professional development for employees who have served for decades in our hospital units. -Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical, and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arrington, Health Services Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In the fiscal year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152 surgeries, and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world. -U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated hospital. - -Occ SummaryPerform a variety of nonprofessional nursing d uties in the direct careof patients under the direct supervision of a RN /LPN. Perform tasks within the scope of a nursing care assistant I and I I as defined by theNC Board of Nursing. -Work PerformedIn addition to duties outlined in NAI job description, the followingdu ties may be performed: sterile dressing change for wounds over 48hours o ldand wound irrigation; IV fluid assistance activities; oral/nasogastric feeding; urinary catheterization and irrigation; oxygen therapy, includin groom set-up and monitoring flow-rate; break up andremoval of fecal impaction; oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal suctioning; tracheotomy care; ostomy care, irrigation and annual skills validation. Participate in own professional development by maintaining required skills validation and atten ding 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 performed. Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients. Working knowledge of principles and practices of providing nonprofessional bedside patient care. Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and safety precautions applicable to work in a hospital. Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions. Ability to with stand prolonged standing and walking. Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheel chair 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 Characteristics - - -Minimum Qualifications - -EducationCompletion 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. -Experience -N/A -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. - 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, Durham , Nursing Care Assistant II - Duke Regional Hospital - General Medicine/Stepdown - Days/Nights, FT, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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