Nursing Care Assistant I or II/Health Unit Coordinator - Duke University Hospital - Gen Surgery
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 118049
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognizedeach 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
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Occ Summary Work Performed N/A Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Level Characteristicsrequired.Working kn owledge of procedures and techniques involved inHeavy lifting and the ab ilitytotransport stretcher and wheelchairdescribed herein.patients.patie nts.Working knowledge of steriletechniques and special procedures that a repersonnelroutine and special treatments to patientsPerform a variety o fnonprofessional nursing duties in the direct careof patients under the directWorking knowledge of principles and practices of providing non-pro fessional bedside patient careClean assigned area; stock and replenish s upplies and equipment asapplicable to work performedbed-making, assistin gwithadministering Working knowledge ofsafety precautions applicable tow orkin a hospitalprovide such additional care as required to meet the per sonal needs andsupervision of an RN/LPN. Perform a variety of clericaldu ties involvedin preparing, maintaining,and processing patient, unit (s)a nd hospital data and records toinclude operating theorganization's patie nt care information systems.Administer treatment and personalcare proced ures to patientsincluding,ambulation, enemas, skincare, andbowel andbla dder elimination; duties incidental to the workbut not limited to, feedi ng, bathing, shaving changing clothing,cleaning and trimming fingernails ,comfort of assignedPerform a variety of selected patient care tasksunde r the direction ofan RN/LPN to assist medicaland nursing personnel inthe examination, treatment and care ofRetrieve and record patient datain el ectronic medical records (EMR)and report to Nursenotingany new abnormal changes in the patient'scondition.Participate in the transport of patien ts.Perform a variety of clerical tasks involved in operating theorganiza tion's patient care informationsystem. Acknowledge orders on EMR task l ist , verify printout andinput verified orders to requestdiets, treatmen ts, nursing services, equipment and diagnostic andlaboratory testsand pr ocedures.Assemble and maintain patient charts fromadmission through dis chargePrepare and uploadpaperdocuments into the electronic medicalrecord (EMR).Exhibit professional communication skill when answering thetelepho neand interacting withpatients, visitors and other staff members.Navigat e electronic medicalrecord, access patientinformation, generatereports, schedule appointments and manage tasklist.Use available technologyto req uest and coordinate patient transport.Assign nursing staff tocommunication systems. Perform other relatedWorking knowledge of sanitation,person al hygiene and basic health andinfection controlprocedures and safety pr ecautions Ability towalkingwithstand prolonged standing andpatients to v arious hospital locations may be required.Ability to understandand follo w oral and written instructions. Abilityto document and communicateperti nent information using computer and/or paper documentation toolsKnowledg e andunderstanding oftelephone etiquetteWorking knowledge of general clerical practices and proceduresWorking knowledge of spellingandmedical t erminology.Ability to apply specific departmental rules and regulations relatingto verifying, processing andmaintaining records and formsAbility to organize and set prioritiesAbility to operate a computer terminal an d other office equipmentAbility to deal tactfully andcourteouslywith the publicAbility to establish and maintain effective relationshipswith oth erBasic knowledge and the abilityto use technology to include computers, scanners, communication systemand other systems.
3 - 12 hour rotating shifts, 36 hours per week.
Completion of 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 and completion of Level II Nurse Aide education 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 no substantiated findings of abuse, fraud, neglect or misappropriation of property. Listed as NA II with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. BCLS certification must be maintained/completed by the end of new hire orientation, which typically takes place during the first week of employment.
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