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Nurse Aide I +4 Atrium Health CMC Main Enhanced Recovery After Surgery PT Wkndr

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 123119
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Weekend Days
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005030331-Nursing - 11T Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

Overview

CMC serves as the region’s only Level 1 trauma center and is an approved transplant center for heart, kidney, pancreas and liver. We also serve as one of North Carolina’s 5 Academic Medical Center Teaching Hospitals, providing residency training for more than 200 physicians in 15 specialties and serve as a satellite for the medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill.
 

Carolinas Medical Center has been named the Best Hospital in the Charlotte region by U.S. News & World Report for 5 years in a row. Also located at CMC is  Levine Cancer Institute's academic and research headquarters, Carolinas Rehabilitation, named a Best Hospital for rehabilitation, and Levine Children's Hospital, consistently ranked as a Best Children's Hospital in multiple specialties by U.S. News & World Report.
Job Summary 

The Nurse Aide I +4 assists in providing patient care under the direct supervision 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 dailyliving.
  • 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’s 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.
  • Trained in the following additional tasks, as outlined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) Nurse Aide I+4 process:
  • Nutrition Activities
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Peripheral IV Fluids
  • Urinary Catheter
  • Sterile Technique (*Additional requirement per NCBON for Peripheral IV and Urinary Catheter skills)

 

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 for new hires on or after 7/22/2018.
  • Current listing with the DFS Nurse Aide Registry as a Nurse Aide I.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support HealthCare Provider certification.
  • Nurse Aide I+4 Course required: E-learning and instructor-led skills practice.
  • Required observation activities. 
  • Must be validated twice by an RN on each skill before they can perform independently.