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Nursing Assistant I, Skilled Nursing Unit

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North Wilkesboro, NC, United States
Job ID: 117244
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 7a-7p
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12541085435171-Skilled Nursing Facility


As a Nursing Assistant, your primary role is to provide essential assistance to the nursing staff. This includes administering specific treatments and basic nursing care to assigned patients while delivering direct and indirect care in alignment with physician and nursing orders, ensuring the highest standards of age/developmental specific care. Join our team at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and make a significant impact on patient care while advancing your career as a Nurse Assistant (Full-Time Days) in a collaborative and dynamic academic learning healthcare environment! 


Position Highlights:

  • Shift Schedule:  Full-Time, Days (7a-7p)
  • Department: Skilled Nursing Unit 
  • Location:  Wilkes Medical Center


What We Offer:

  • Wellness Incentives: Take advantage of up to $1,350 per year in wellness incentives through our LiveWELL program, prioritizing your well-being.
  • Education Reimbursement: We invest in your professional growth, offering up to $2,500 per year towards a bachelor’s degree and up to $5,000 per year towards a graduate degree.
  • Parental Benefits: We understand the importance of family, providing six weeks of paid maternity leave and four weeks of paid parental leave.
  • Retirement: Secure your future with up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions, ensuring financial peace of mind


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration
  • Completion of a North Carolina State Approved Nurse Aide I course.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Nursing Process Participation: Participate in the implementation of the nursing process by providing direct care to patients under the guidance of the Registered Nurse (RN).
  2. Special Procedures: Execute special procedures accurately as directed by the Registered Nurse (RN).
  3. Safety and Therapeutic Environment: Establish and maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, co-workers, and the facility.
  4. Communication: Ensure complete, accurate, and timely communication of patient information to all relevant parties. Communicate effectively with the team, co-workers, patients, and family members in a positive and professional manner.
  5. Personal Responsibility: Take personal responsibility and initiative for your performance, professional growth, and development.
  6. Age/Developmental Specific Care: Provide patient care in line with Age/Developmental Specific Care Guidelines relevant to the age groups served.


  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to perform effectively even with frequent workload changes and competing demands.
  • Basic computer skills.

Work Environment:

  • Interaction with patients, family members, visitors, co-workers, and medical staff in diverse situations.
  • Regular exposure to blood-borne diseases, infectious, and contagious diseases.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Occasional exposure to radiation hazards.
  • Possible exposure to cleaning agents/chemicals.
  • Occasional irregular hours may be required.
  • Use of personal protective equipment when necessary.