Nursing Care Asst/Health Unit Coordinator - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Intensive Care Unit

Duke University Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 months ago

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization

  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.

  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.

  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses

  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!

  • Relocation Assistance!

Nursing Care Assistant I / Health Unit Coordinator - Duke University Health System

Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Nursing Care Assistant I - Health Unit Coordinator who will embrace our mission of Transforming Lives Transforming Care.

Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnetorganization.

  • Professional advancement opportunities through our Clinical Ladder Program (Nursing Care Assistant, Surgical Tech, Certified Medical Assistant).

  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!

Responsibilities:

The Nursing Care Assistant I / Health Unit Coordinator performs a variety of non-professional nursing duties and clerical duties under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN to support patient care. This position will consistently exhibits excel lent customer service skills.

What you will do:

  • Prepare patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures and provide manual assistance as required.

  • Obtain and record patient data for medical records noting and informing RN/LPN of information collected.

  • 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.

  • Participate in teaching activities by reinforcing teaching instructed by RN and/or physician as needed.

  • Assist physician and nurses with physical examinations by helping position patients, changing non-sterile dressing and weighing patients.

  • Take and record vital signs, record I&O, apply ice bags, administer douches and enemas.

  • Note and report any changes in patient's condition.

  • Turn and position patients, set up and feed patients as necessary, provide patients with fresh drinking water.

  • Perform finger sticks for blood glucose testing, with appropriate training.

  • Assist with admission, discharge, and transportation of patients.

  • Follow standard precautions and use personal protective equipment as required.

  • Collect, deliver and conduct routine tests on patient specimens.

  • Clean assigned area; stock and replenish supplies and equipment as required.

  • Participate in own professional development by maintaining required skills validation and attending educational offerings.

  • Support the development of other staff and formal learners.

  • Perform sterile dressing change for wounds over 48 hours old, IV fluid assistance activities, oral/nasogastric feeding and urinary catherizations/irrigation.

  • Greeting patients and visitors, answering the telephone, responding to patient's requests, accessing the electronic medical record (EMR), scheduling appointments and providing general clerical support as needed by the department.

What you will need:

  • Current Nurse Aide I Registry listing with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Division of Health Service Regulation.

  • High School Diploma or higher.

  • Basic Life Support certification from American Heart Association.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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