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AdventHealth Certified Nurse Aide Med Surg in Hendersonville, North Carolina

Description

CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE MED SURG PART TIME NIGHTS

AdventHealth Hendersonville/Park Ridge Health

100 Hospital Drive Hendersonville NC 28792

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Hendersonville/Park Ridge Health:

Community involvement

Located in the beautiful Mountains of Western North Carolina

Great benefits

Co-workers who feel like family

Faith based environment

Work Hours/Shifts

Part Time Nights, 24 hours per week

You Will be Responsible for:

  • Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care and emotional support.

  • Provides care which may include bed bath, shower, whirlpool, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning overbed tables, straightening room and other general care as directed by the RN.

  • Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan, commode and ambulating patients.

  • Promptly reports any changes in patient status (e.g., changes in vital signs, level of consciousness, weight, mobility status, comfort level, feeding pattern or any unusual occurrences) to the RN in a timely manner.

  • Verifies the diet order for each patient to whom assigned, feeds or assists with feeding, and assists with fluid intake as directed by the RN or patient care plan.

  • Monitors and accurately records patient intake and output in a timely fashion and in accordance with hospital policy and physician order including routine intake/output, strict intake/output, and calorie counts.

  • Documents provided care clearly and concisely on the daily care record.

  • Observes patient's mental and physical conditions, reports any changes to RN.

  • Distributes drinking water and snacks to patients as applicable.

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Uses proper body mechanics to protect self and patient.

Qualifications

What you will need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Current license as Nurse Assistant with the NC Board of Nursing required.

  • Current American Heart BLS within 30 days of start required.

  • Critical care experience preferred

  • Six months nursing assistant experience preferred

Job Summary:

Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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