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Nursing Assistants needed - various departments (rotating shifts)

Florence, South Carolina

Nursing Assistants needed - various departments (rotating shifts)

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Job Description
  1. Job responsibilities include those listed in the competency document.
  2. Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
  3. Recognizes the normal signs (growth and development of aging) of the patient population indicated above and understands the requirements of assessment, treatment, and care of the specific age group(s).
  4. Initiates and maintains the hygiene/ cleanliness of the patients, the patient's environment, and the unit environment.
  5. Understands and recognizes appropriate storage and safety of medications (such as large volume IV's, alcohol, saline, medications in prepackaged kits).
  6. Using Service Excellence Standards conducts Hourly Rounds.
  7. Promotes and fosters an environment of comfort and safety for patients and visitors.
  8. Performs or assists with performing nutritional/ hydration interventions (feeding, providing fluids, H20 or snacks).
  9. Identifies and communicates appropriate patient data to members of the interdisciplinary team.
  10. Collects and records patient related data through the performance of direct care tasks.
  11. Demonstrates continued professional growth through setting goals and participating in Evidence Based tasks.
  12. Utilizes appropriate health and safety to protect both the patient and staff.
  13. Fosters an environment that demonstrates caring, compassion and respect for all patients, families and visitors.
  14. Performs general transportation and courier duties as directed.
  15. Demonstrates competency in, but not limited to, the following on the assigned Nursing Unit (refer to McLeod Health Medical-Surgical Technician/Extern II/Extern III/Graduate Extern Competency Checklist):
  • Assigned Access Control Applications
  • Infection Control/Hospital Acquired Conditions
  • National Patient Safety Initiatives
  • Emergency Codes
  • Hourly Comfort Rounds/Get It Scripting/Communication Boards
  • Restraints
  • Fall Prone Assessment
  • Code Management/Rapid Response
  • Evacu Chair
  • Asepsis
  • Wound and Skin Care
  • Dressing Changes
  • Safe patient Handling
  • Waived Testing
  • Vital Signs
  • Weights
  • Intake and Output
  • Incentive Spirometer
  • Tubes & Drains
  • Foley Catheter
  • Nurse-Driven Foley Removal

16. Participates proactively in problem solving initiatives.

Required Skills

McLeod Health allows Nursing Assistants to further their education by providing Advanced Skills Training during their first week of employment. As a Medical Surgical Technician, he/she can assist the RN by supporting the patients’ basic needs; ensuring sterilization of rooms, beds, and equipment; offering Sterile dressing care; Foley Catheter Care, Phlebotomy, and Telemetry observation just to name a few.

Position type: Full time 72 hours’ biweekly
Schedule: 7:00 to 7:00 rotating shifts days and nights or straight nights; includes rotating weekends and holidays. McLeod pays extra incentives when working evenings, nights, and weekends.
Education: Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED from accredited school or successful completion of WIN Testing or completion of McLeod approved Transition to Work Program
Orientation/Training: If you are considered for employment; you must be available to complete this training schedule during your first week: Monday 7:30am-5:00pm; Tuesday 8:30am-5:00pm; Thursday 8:00am to 12:00pm; and Friday 8:30am to 12:30pm.
McLeod offers a competitive benefits package to Full time employees:
  • Employee Pharmacy discount
  • Discounts with a wide range of local vendors
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Discount with McLeod Health & Fitness Center
  • Discount with McLeod Spa
  • Health, Dental, Prescription, and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
Department: Positions may be available in various departments or units such as: Cardiac Division, Surgery II, Neurology, just to name a few. Applicants are referred to the area(s) that have current needs.
Required Experience

Job Location
Florence, South Carolina, United States
Position Type
Position Type Details
Physical Address
McLeod Tower, 555 East Cheves Street

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