Nursing Assistant – Emergency Department / days & mid shifts
- Job responsibilities include those listed in the competency document.
- 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.
- 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).
- Initiates and maintains the hygiene/ cleanliness of the patients, the patient’s environment, and; but not limited to, the Emergency Department (ED) environment.
- Understands and recognizes appropriate storage and safety of medications (such as large volume IV’s, alcohol, saline, medications in prepackaged kits).
- Promotes and fosters an environment of comfort and safety for patients and visitors.
- Performs or assists with performing nutritional/ hydration interventions (feeding, providing fluids, H20 or snacks).
- Identifies and communicates appropriate patient data to members of the interdisciplinary team.
- Collects and records patient related data through the performance of direct care tasks.
- Demonstrates continued professional growth through setting goals and participating in Evidence Based tasks.
- Utilizes appropriate health and safety to protect both the patient and staff.
- Demonstrates competency in, but not limited to, the following on the ED (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
- Code Management
- Wound and Skin Care
- Dressing Changes
- Safe patient Handling
- Waived Testing
- Vital Signs
- Intake and Output
- Tubes & Drains
- Foley Catheter
- Specimen Collection
- Fosters an environment that demonstrates caring, compassion and respect for all patients, families, and visitors.
- Performs general transportation and courier duties as directed.
- Participates proactively in problem solving initiatives.
Work Schedule: Full time 12 hour shifts; as scheduled; as needed based on departments demands; every other weekend
Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education: Successful completion of a nursing assistant program or 1+ years of experience in a clinical setting. Minimum of a High School Diploma/Equivalent from an accredited school ~ OR ~ successful completion of WIN Testing ~ OR ~ or completion of McLeod approved Transition to Work Program
Orientation/Training: First week with McLeod: Monday 7:30a-5:00p; Tuesday 8:30a-5:00p; Thursday 8:00a-12:00p; and Friday 8:30am to 12:30pm. If you are selected for hire, this is the required schedule to complete first week of employment.
Department Description: Emergency Services -64 beds; Level II Trauma Unit, 73,000 patients annually, triage area, fast track, Certified Chest Pain Center, Certified Stroke Center, HeartReach Ambulance, and AirReach Helicopter
Florence, SC, United States