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Nurse Aide - Healthcare Tech - Progressive Care - Weekend Days - University City

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 66864
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 0700-1900
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11031005730367-Nursing - Progressive/Telemetry

Overview

This position is Sign-On Bonus eligible. Nurse Aides are eligible for a bonus of $2,000 for Full Time positions, and $1,000 for Part Time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and career advancement opportunities.

Atrium Health University City provides health care services in the University City, Mint Hill, North Mecklenburg and Southwest Cabarrus regions in North Carolina. The award-winning maternity center provides personalized support and education throughout pregnancy, delivery and recovery, while the Emergency Department has more than 65,000 patient visits every year. Specialties also include cancer care, diabetes care, heart care, neuroscience, rehabilitation and much more. With the on-site Farmer’s Market and Teaching Garden, our teammates and community members have easy access to local, fresh foods, highlighting the nutritional and environmental benefit of locally grown produce.

JOB SUMMARY: Provides assistance to the nursing staff by rendering specific treatments in addition to basic nursing care to assigned patients. Delivers direct and indirect care following physician and nursing orders to achieve the highest standards of age/developmental specific care.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION:

  • Completion of a North Carolina State Approved Nurse Aide I course required. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Participates in the implementation of the nursing process by giving direct care to patients under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN).
  2. Performs special procedures correctly under the direction of Registered Nurse (RN).
  3. Creates and maintains a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, self, co-workers, and facility.
  4. Ensures complete, accurate and timely communication of patient information.
  5. Communicates to the team, co-workers, patients and family members in an effective, positive and professional manner.
  6. Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance, professional growth and development.
  7. Provides age/developmental appropriate patient care in accordance with Age/Developmental Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Performs effectively with frequent workload changes and competing demands
  • Basic computer skills

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Contact with patients, family members, visitors, co-workers, and medical staff under wide variety of circumstances
  • Regular exposure to blood-borne diseases, infectious and contagious diseases
  • Subject to multiple interruptions
  • Occasional exposure to radiation hazards Possible exposure to cleaning agents/chemicals
  • Occasionally subject to irregular hours Uses personal protective equipment