Nursing Care Asst. I - DUH 2300 Adult Medicine Stepdown (Part-Time: Rotating or Days or Nights) NC
Company: Duke Health
Posted on: February 12, 2024
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hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as
well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities,
including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery
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Nursing Care Assistant I - Duke University Hospital - Adult
Medicine Stepdown Unit (2300) Part-Time: Rotating or Days or
Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Nursing Care
Assistant who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health
The Adult General Medicine Stepdown Units (2300) contain a total of
47 inpatient beds that are divided between two adjacent units. Our
team of nursing staff provide exceptional care to patients with
complex medical diseases including Cardiac, Pulmonary, Liver,
Renal, Sickle Cell, Diabetes, Infectious Diseases, Wound Care,
Med-Psych and GI.
We are a diverse, highly functioning team that collaborates with
all members of the healthcare team to provide exceptional and
compassionate patient care. We put the patient at the center of
everything we do.
offer a dynamic environment for professional development.
2 - 12 hour shifts. 24 hours per week. Days - 7am - 7:30pm, Nights
The Nursing Care Assistant I performs a variety of non-professional
nursing duties under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN to support
What you will do:
Prepare patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures
and provide manual assistance as required.
Obtain and record patient data for medical records noting and
informing RN/LPN of information collected.
Administer treatment and personal care procedures to patients
including, but not limited to, feeding, bathing, shaving, changing
clothing, cleaning and trimming fingernails, bed-making, assisting
with ambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel and bladder
elimination; provide such additional care as required to meet the
personal needs and comfort of assigned patients.
Participate in teaching activities by reinforcing teaching
instructed by RN and/or physician as needed.
Assist physician and nurses with physical examinations by helping
position patients, changing non-sterile dressing and weighing
Take and record vital signs, record I&O, apply ice bags,
administer douches and enemas.
Note and report any changes in patient's condition.
Turn and position patients, set up and feed patients as necessary,
provide patients with fresh drinking water.
Perform finger sticks for blood glucose testing, with appropriate
Assist with admission, discharge, and transportation of
Follow standard precautions and use personal protective equipment
Collect, deliver and conduct routine tests on patient
Clean assigned area; stock and replenish supplies and equipment as
Participate in own professional development by maintaining required
skills validation and attending educational offerings.
Support the development of other staff and formal learners.
Perform sterile dressing change for wounds over 48 hours old, IV
fluid assistance activities, oral/nasogastric feeding and urinary
What we will provide:
Opportunities for a Lifetime. Duke University Health System is
committed to providing robust learning and development from the
Office of Continuing Education
Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Pension
plan and much more.
What you will need:
Current Nurse Aide I Registry listing with the N.C. Department of
Health and Human Services Division of Health Service
High School Diploma or higher.
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.
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