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Nursing Assistant – Cardiovascular Day Hospital / PRN as needed

Florence, SC
TRACKING CODE

20214129

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; but not limited to, the HVI Day Hospital 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. Demonstrates competency in, but not limited to, the following on the HVI Day Hospital (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
  14. Fosters an environment that demonstrates caring, compassion and respect for all patients, families, and visitors.
  15. Performs general transportation and courier duties as directed.
  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: PRN as needed; as scheduled.  Hours of operation Monday-Friday 6:00am – until….(based on patient care needs).  Schedule: Schedule determined by Manager.  Education: Successful completion of a nursing assistant program or 2+ years of experience in a hospital setting. Minimum of a High School Diploma/Equivalent from an accredited school or successful completion of WIN Testing or completion of McLeod approved Transition to Work Program  Department: Cardiovascular Day Hospital

WORK SCHEDULE

PRN

JOB LOCATION

Florence, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

PRN

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