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Estimated Pay $17 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Dudley, North Carolina

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About this job

At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together.

 

About Duke Regional Hospital

 

Pursue your passion for caring with Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which ranks as the number four hospital in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke Regional Hospital is the second largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical, and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services.

 

Nursing Care Assistant - Ortho/Neuro - Duke Regional Hospital

 

Duke University Health System- Duke Regional Hospital seeks to hire a Nursing care Assistant who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.

 

 Department Profile:

The 7-1 Ortho Neuro Unit at Duke Regional Hospital is comprised of a 40 –bedded floor with Orthopedics and Neuroscience specialties. This is a fast paced state of the art orthopedic and neurosurgery unit. The unit uses enhanced recovery after surgery principles to both minimize narcotic usage and get the patient home and back to baseline as quickly as we can. The majority of our patients stay 6-24 hours on the unit, in that time they are provided for by a tremendous interdisciplinary team of nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, care managers, pharmacists and doctors. The nursing unit utilizes Epic for the EMR, Omnicell for the medications, and Pyxis for the patient supplies. It’s the team work that makes the unit soar, and it is that same team work that the staff relishes and keeps them together.  Eager to add likeminded motivated nurses to our staff.

 

Work Schedule:

Night Shift 7p-7a 

 

Job Summary:

Perform a variety of nonprofessional nursing duties in the direct care of patients under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN. Perform a variety of clerical duties involved in preparing, maintaining, and processing patient, unit (s), and hospital data and records including operating the organization's patient care information systems.

 

Work Performed:

  • Administer treatment and personal care procedures to patients including, but not limited to, feeding, bathing, shaving changing clothing, cleaning, and trimming fingernails, bed-making, assisting with ambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel and bladder elimination; provide such additional care as required to meet the personal needs and comfort of assigned patients.
  • Perform a variety of selected patient care tasks under the direction of an RN/LPN to assist medical and nursing personnel in the examination, treatment, and care of patients.
  • Retrieve and record patient data in electronic medical records (EMR) and report to Nurse noting any new abnormal changes in the patient's condition.
  • Participate in the transport of patients.
  • Clean assigned area: stock and replenish supplies and equipment as required.
  • Perform a variety of clerical tasks involved in operating the organization's patient care information system.
  • Acknowledge orders on the EMR task list, verify printouts, and input verified orders to request diets, treatments, nursing services, equipment, and diagnostic and laboratory tests and procedures.
  • Assemble and maintain patient charts from admission through discharge Prepare and upload paper documents into the electronic medical record (EMR). Exhibit professional communication skills when answering the telephone and interacting with patients, visitors, and other staff members.
  • Navigate electronic medical records, access patient information, generate reports, schedule appointments, and manage a task list.
  • Use available technology to request and coordinate patient transport.
  • Assign nursing staff to communication systems. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

 Education

  • Completion of a Level I - Nurse Aide education program approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or successful completion of the NC - approved Nurse Aide I competency test.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required

 Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification

  • Currently listed as a Nursing Assistant (NAI) with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Division of Health Service Regulation
  • AHA Basic Healthcare provider certification must be maintained/completed by the end of the new hire orientation.

 

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

 

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.