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CNA/LPN - Atrium Health Skilled Nursing Facilities - Multiple Locations - Full Time/All Shifts

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 109789
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Multiple Shifts
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 41011008035174-Skilled Nursing Facility Administration

Overview

Seeking Nurse Aides and Licensed Practical Nurse's for our Skilled Nursing locations in Cleveland, Mecklenburg, Stanly and Union counties. Full Time; all shifts available. 

Job Locations

Cleveland Pines Nursing Center, 1404 N Lafayette St, Shelby, NC 28150 US

Huntersville Oaks, 12019 Verhoeff Dr., Huntersville, NC 28078 US

Jesse Helms Nursing Center, 1411 Dove St, Monroe, NC 28112 US

Sardis Oaks, 5151 Sardis Rd, Charlotte, NC 28270 US

Stanly Manor, 625 Bethany Rd, Albemarle, NC 28001 US

Nurse Aide Job Summary

The Nurse Aide I assists in providing patient care under the direct supervision and control of the Registered Nurse. Assists in maintaining a clean, safe patient environment and performs job responsibilities in a safe manner. Maintains clinical and professional competencies as appropriate to the needs of the patient population served.

Essential Functions

  • Supports patients/residents with activities of daily living.
  • Assists patients/residents with personal hygiene.
  • Takes vital signs and height and weight measurements.
  • Feeds and ambulates patients/residents according to specific procedures.
  • Maintains patient/resident rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Observes and reports changes in patient/resident conditions.
  • Orients patients/families to unit and instructs patient on safety measures.
  • Assists with clerical work such as, including answering phones, entering data and maintaining medical records.
  • Maintains stock supply items in inventory management.
  • Performs duties as outlined in the scope of Nurse Aide I (per North Carolina Board of Nursing Nurse Aide I Tasks List).
  • Perform technical tasks with appropriate training such as administering a 12- Lead Electrocardiogram test and routine venipuncture.

Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stretching, stooping, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak and understand English in good understandable terms. Must have manual and finger dexterity. Physical abilities testing required.

Education, Experience and Certifications

High School Diploma or GED required. Current listing with the DFS Nurse Aide Registry as a Nurse Aide I. Current American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support HealthCare Provider certification..

 

LPN Job Summary

Performs nursing care and assists with planning and implementing care for the comfort and well-being of the patient/resident. LPNs scope of practice is dependent and directed, requiring assignment or delegation by and performance under the supervision, orders, or directions of a Registered Nurse (RN), physician, dentist, or other licensed independent practitioner. The LPN participates in the assessment of patients/residents, supports ongoing data collection and determines who to inform of the information and when to inform them.

Essential Functions

  • Assessment consists of participation in determining nursing care needs based upon collection and interpretation of data relevant to the health status of a patient/resident.
  • Recognizes and determines need for immediate intervention
  • Demonstrates knowledge which enables the following: documentation of patient/resident observations, treatments, patient/resident response to treatment and nursing care utilizing the nursing process; participates actively in treatment and assisting with procedures, and actively participates in discharge planning.
  • Assists RN with development/revision of the plan of care by providing data and identifying potential goals and intervention for review by the RN.
  • Communicates with the appropriate clinical staff on the status of a patient/resident if a significant change has occurred.
  • Implements the identified plan under the supervision of the RN, physician, or other independent licensed practitioner ensuring tasks have been completed.
  • Aware of patient’s/resident’s progress and goals as demonstrated by documentation in the medical records and reports same to the Registered Nurse.
  • Organizes workload and prioritizes responsibilities to ensure quality patient/resident care is delivered in a time efficient manner.
  • Attains knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice and performs only those nursing skills which they are competent to perform in accordance with legal boundaries and facility policies and procedures.
  • Documents assessments, procedures, patient/resident/family education, and the communication of information to appropriate members of the healthcare team in a timely manner.
  • Provides and assesses effectiveness of patient/resident and family education under the direction of the Registered Nurse within the scope of practice as defined by law.

Physical Requirements

Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients/residents, medical equipment and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient/resident and/or unit conditions. Physical Abilities Testing required. Additional department specific physical requirements may be identified, for unique responsibilities within the department, by the nurse leader

Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduate from an accredited School of Practical Nursing. BLS required per policy guidelines. Current LPN license or temporary license as a Licensed Practical Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current LPN license or temporary license as a Licensed Practical Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the LPN works. Additional education, training, certifications, or experience may be required within the department by the nurse leader.

About Atrium Health

Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health is now part of Advocate Health, the third-largest nonprofit, integrated health system in the United States, which was created from the combination with Advocate Aurora Health. In the Southeast Region, Atrium Health provides care under the Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist name in the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, region, as well as Atrium Health Navicent and Atrium Health Floyd in Georgia and Alabama. Together, we are committed to providing equitable care for all. Annually, Advocate Health provides nearly $5 billion in community benefits.

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Our work is more than a job – it’s a calling – where humanity is at the center of everything we do. We are an organization made up OF ALL and dedicated FOR ALL where our teammates, patients and community members come first. And because of this, our culture is defined by our Culture Commitments:

 

Who We Are

  • We create a space where all Belong
  • We Work as One Team to make great things happen
  • We earn Trust in all we do
  • We Innovate to better the now and create the future
  • We drive for Excellence – always

Our teammates bring these Culture Commitments to life every day through their interactions with patients and each other, making Atrium Health a best place to work.

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