Nursing Assistant - UNC Health Wayne
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: November 16, 2023
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The Nursing Assistant I performs basic nursing skills, personal
care activities, and other tasks as delegated by and under the
supervision of the RN/LPN as defined by the NC Board of
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1. Provides quality patient care which may include but is not
limited to the following:
a. Measures vital signs including temperature, pulse, respirations,
blood pressure, etc.
b. Provides personal care such as bathing, mouth care, skin care,
hair care, nail care, bed making, and dressing/undressing
c. Assists with nutritional needs of patients by performing tasks
such as preparing patients for meal time and feeding patients when
d. Assist patients with elimination needs through tasks such as use
of bedpan/urinal, bowel/bladder training, collection of specimens,
and perineal/catheter care
e. Measure height and weight
f. Measure and record intake and output.
2. Accurately documents patient care as provided and according to
unit specific standards.
3. Promotes effective communication between patients, teammates,
physicians, and visitors.
a. Promptly reports abnormal vital signs and changes in the
patient's condition to the primary nurse or charge nurse
b. Communicates pertinent patient information during handoff report
to other teammates
c. Communicates patient or family questions or concerns in a timely
4. Ensures teamwork by demonstrating cooperative, constructive, and
problem solving interactions.
a. Accepts delegated tasks and assignments that are within their
scope of practice
b. Seeks help when needed and provides help to others when
5. Ensures a safe, clean, and orderly environment for self,
patients, and teammates.
a. Utilizes proper body mechanics when turning/repositioning;
transferring; assisting with ambulation; range of motion exercises;
and using lifts, beds, stretchers, and wheelchairs
b. Ensures patient safety through utilizing items such as side
rails, call bells, and mitts/restraints
c. Follows proper infection control techniques which include items
such as handwashing, isolation techniques, and standard
6. Responds appropriately and promptly in emergency situations.
a. Recognizes signs and symptoms of distress and promptly notifies
b. Obtains needed supplies/equipment in a timely manner
c. Participates in CPR or other needed emergency care within their
scope of practice.
7. Provides assistance and customer service to patients and
a. Strives to develop rapport and trust with patients and
b. Adheres to behavior expectations and utilizes Carolina Care
c. Provides blameless apology and works toward resolution of
--- Completion of state approved Level I Nurse Aide training and
competency evaluation program or its equivalent.
--- High School graduate or equivalent.
--- Current Listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I
--- Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support.
+ At least one year in a health care setting preferred.
+ Hospital/Inpatient Experience strongly preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
--- Ability to provide excellent patient and customer care to all
patients and their visitors as well as internal and external
--- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
--- Able to learn new software rapidly. Knowledge of Epic/EMR is
Valid NC Driver's License: No
If driving a Wayne UNC Vehicle, must be 21 years old and MVR must
be approved by Risk Management.
Legal Employer: Wayne Health
Entity: Wayne UNC Health Care
Organization Unit: Human Resources
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00
Work Schedule: Variable
Location of Job: WAYNE MED
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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