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Nurse Aide/Healthcare Tech - Progressive Care - Atrium Health Mercy - PT Nights

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$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 69673
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Part Time
Shift: Night
Detailed Shift and Schedule: PT Nights
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11051016630337-Nursing - 4 South

Overview

This position is sign-on bonus eligible. New hire 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 Mercy, a 196-bed facility of Carolinas Medical Center, is one of two Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) locations and is 1.3 miles from CMC. As a Planetree Designated facility, we focus on the following:

  • Connect values, strategies, and action
  • Implement practices that promote partnership
  • Use evidence to drive improvement
  • Create organizational structures that promote engagement

For more than 100 years, Atrium Health Mercy has treated approximately 80-110 ED and 130-212 in-patients daily with a special combination of human compassion and leading-edge expertise. Atrium Health Mercy is a full-service community hospital, specializing in the care of seniors and in complex foot and ankle surgery, hip and knee surgery, bariatric surgery, and women’s pelvic health. Atrium Health Mercy is Magnet designated in Nursing Excellence and is also a Planetree designated patient-centered hospital. The Planetree model is committed to enhancing health care from the patient's perspective; empowers patients and families by providing information and education, cultivates healing of the mind-body-spirit, provides patient-directed care, is value-based, holistic and promotes safety of patients through active involvement in their own care.
 

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