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Nursing Assistant – Nephrology Floor (PRN as needed)

Florence, SC
TRACKING CODE

4812

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

Nephrology 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. Demonstrates competency in, but not limited to, the following on the Nephrology 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

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.

Job type: PRN, as needed as scheduled

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education: Successful completion of a nursing assistant program or 1+ years of experience in a clinical setting. HS diploma preferred/Equivalent from an accredited school or successful completion of WIN Testing or completion of McLeod approved Transition to Work Program

WORK SCHEDULE

Full time

JOB LOCATION

Florence, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

Full time

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