Duke University Raleigh , NC 27611
Perform a variety of nonprofessional nursing duties in the direct careof patients under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN. Perform a varietyof clerical duties involved in preparing, maintaining, and processingpatient, unit (s) and hospital data and records to include operating theorganization's patient care information systems.
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 withambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel and bladder elimination;provide such additional care as required to meet the personal needs andcomfort of assigned patients.Perform a variety of selected patient care tasks under the direction ofan 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) andreport to Nurse noting any new abnormal changes in the patient'scondition.Participate in the transport of patients.Clean assigned area; stock and replenish supplies and equipment asrequired.Perform a variety of clerical tasks involved in operating theorganization's patient care information system. Acknowledge orders onEMR task list , verify printout and input verified orders to requestdiets, treatments, nursing services, equipment and diagnostic andlaboratory 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 skill when answering the telephoneand interacting with patients, visitors and other staff members.Navigate electronic medical record, access patient information, generatereports, schedule appointments and manage task list.Use available technology to request and coordinate patient transport.Assign nursing staff to communication systems. Perform other relatedduties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that areapplicable to work performed
Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administeringroutine and special treatments to patients
Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health andsafety precautions applicable to work in a hospital
Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions
Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking
Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchairpatients to various hospital locations may be required.Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computerand/or paper documentation tools
Knowledge and understanding of telephone etiquette
Working knowledge of general clerical practices and procedures
Working knowledge of spelling and medical terminology.Ability to apply specific departmental rules and regulations relating toverifying, processing and maintaining records and forms
Ability to organize and set priorities
Ability to operate a computer terminal and other office equipment
Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with otherpersonnel
Working knowledge of principles and practices of providing non-professional bedside patient care
Basic knowledge and the ability to use technology to include computers,scanners, communication system and other systems.Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, 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 robustexchange of ideasan exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.
To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Completion of Level I Nurse Aide education program approved by the NorthCarolina Board of Nursing or successful completion of the NC - approved
Nurse Aide I competency test and completion of Level II Nurse Aideeducation programs approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.High School diploma or equivalent required.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Listed as NA I with the Division of Facility Services with nosubstantiated findings of abuse, fraud, neglect or misappropriation ofproperty. Listed as NA II with the North Carolina Board of Nursing.BCLS certification must be maintained/completed by the end of new hireorientation, which typically takes place during the first week ofemployment.