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Nurse Aide / Healthcare Tech - Resource Team - Dayshift

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 50213
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 7a to 7p
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 51011028331661-Nursing - Float Pool

Overview

Job Summary

Assists in providing patient care under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. Maintains a clean, safe patient environment and performs job responsibilities in a safe manner. Completes clerical support functions and performs related Nurse Aide I or Nurse Aide II duties appropriate to the level of Nurse Aide listing with the state.

Essential Functions
  • Provides direct patient care as delegated by the Registered Nurse.
  • Communicates with patients, visitors, physicians, nursing personnel, and various team members.
  • Notifies the physicians of admission, consultation, and other pertinent information as instructed by the Registered Nurse.
  • Completes computer data entry requirements which include order entry, cancellation of procedures, and miscellaneous billing as required.
  • Reviews census, patient type and accommodation codes and updates.
  • Files results and reports and related chart forms in the patient record.
  • Maintains scheduled surgeries, procedures, tests, and pertinent calls to make as required by the unit/department.
  • Maintains reports and logs appropriate to the patient care area and prints reports for manager and charge nurse.
  • Communicates new orders and/or patient requests to the responsible nurse or healthcare team member and follows up with the registered nurse for order verification completion.
  • Utilizes patient labels to identify all related chart forms, requisitions, and identification tags with the correct patient’s name, history, and account number.
  • Performs a verbal or written handoff of pertinent information at the end of each shift with the oncoming unit secretary, healthcare technician, nurse aide, and charge nurse.
  • Prepares and assists with transferring patients, equipment, supplies, or specimens.
 
Physical Requirements

Works consistently requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support weight of 35 pounds in handling patient, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak good, basic English. Intact senses of sight, hearing, smell and touch. Must have manual finger dexterity.

 

Education, Training, and Experience

High school diploma or GED required. Must have completed and approved Nurse Aide Training Program or be a student nurse, meeting the listing requirements of the DFS Nurse Aide Registry. Current listing with DFS Nurse Aide Registry as a Nurse Aide I. May also be a Nurse Aide II.

 

Patient Population Served

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and demonstrates the skills and competency appropriate to the ages, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patient population served.

 

Protected Health Information
  • Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the information reasonably necessary to do the job.
  • Will share information only on a need-to-know basis for work purposes.
  • Access to verbal, written and electronic PHI for this job has been determined based on job level and job responsibility within the organization. Computerized access to PHI for this job has been determined as described above and is controlled via user ID and password.

 

Machines, Tools, and Equipment

Blood pressure manometer, stethoscope, thermometer, personal protective, personal protective equipment, wheelchairs, stretchers, utility cars, and related clinical equipment, along with a keyboard, computer terminal and printer, FAX machine, telephones, copier, intercom, and materials transport system.

 

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