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Nurse Aide - Healthcare Tech - Levine Children's Hospital - Med/Surg Unit - FT Day

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 45865
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011005030372-Nursing - LCH 10P Pediatrics
Location: AH CMC Main - 1000 Blythe Blvd

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. Certified Nurse Aides are eligible for a bonus of $1,000 for Full Time positions, and $500 for Part Time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, and paid time off. 

LCH 10P Medical Surgical Unit: LCH 10 is an inpatient floor consisting of 24 beds. The 10th floor specializes in the care of patients, 0-18 years of age, with cystic fibrosis, trauma, orthopedic, and neurosurgical diagnoses. Ideally, all patients with these diagnoses are admitted to LCH 10 as they require specialized, often progressive, care. In Spring 2021, LCH 10 was awarded the Daisy Team award, which we are very proud of! LCH 10 embodies the culture of teamwork, flexibility, and care.

Nothing is more important than your child's health. Atrium Health Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC, provides an unmatched level of expert care in more than 30 areas of pediatric medicine. That’s why U.S. News & World Report has named us a Best Children's Hospital for many years – in fact, we're the only children's hospital in our region to make the list and are ranked in multiple specialties.

As the largest children's hospital between Atlanta and Washington, D.C., we treat more pediatric patients each day than any other hospital in North Carolina. And when your child needs care right away, Levine Children's has the region's first 24/7 emergency room just for kids, staffed by doctors trained in pediatric emergency medicine.

 

Job Summary

The Nurse Aide/Healthcare Technician 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 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’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 or Nurse Aide II tasks (per North Carolina Board of Nursing Nurse Aide I and Nurse Aide II 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 or with the North Carolina Board of Nursing as a Nurse Aide II.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support HealthCare Provider certification.

 

 

Patient Population Served

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and demonstrates the skills and competency appropriate to the ages, culture, developmental stages, and special needs of the patient population served.

 

Protected Health Information

  • Will limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the information reasonably necessary to do the job.
  • Will share information only on a need-to-know basis for work purposes.
  • Access to verbal, written and electronic PHI for this job has been determined based on job level and job responsibility within the organization.  Computerized access to PHI for this job has been determined as described above and is controlled via user ID and password.

 

Machines, Tools, and Equipment

Those required by unit. Includes blood pressure manometer, stethoscope, thermometer, personal protective equipment, wheelchairs, stretchers, utility cars, and related clinical equipment.