Nurse Assistant II - 5 Cancer Center, Day Hospital - Evenings

Wake Forest Baptist Health Winston Salem, NC
40 hours evening shift. 1500 to 2330.JOB SUMMARY: Provides assistance to the nursing staff by rendering specific treatments in addition to basic nursing care to assigned patients. Provides direct and indirect care following physician and nursing orders to achieve the highest standards of...http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Jobs/Nurse-Assistant-II---5-Cancer-Center,-Day-Hospital---Evenings-29111.htmJob Description

40 hours evening shift. 1500 to 2330.

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides assistance to the nursing staff by rendering specific treatments in addition to basic nursing care to assigned patients. Provides direct and indirect care following physician and nursing orders to achieve the highest standards of age/developmental specific care.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED required.

Completion of a North Carolina Board of Nursing approved Nurse Aide II course or nursing student listed as a Nurse Aide II. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION:

Listed with the North Carolina Board of Nursing as a Nurse Aide II

Listed with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Service Regulation Nurse Aide I Registry

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Participates in the implementation of the nursing process by giving direct care to patients under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN). Assists with admissions, transfers, discharges, pre- and post-operative care.

2. Creates and maintains a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, self, co-workers, and facility. Maintains a safe and therapeutic physical environment (i.e., hallways, utility rooms, par stock, kitchen, etc) and minimizes risk of injury by promoting fall precautions, use of call bell, side rails, and other safety precautions, including the use of appropriate lift equipment.

3. Ensures complete, accurate and timely communication of patient information.

4. Performs special procedures correctly under the direction of Registered Nurse (RN).

5. Communicates to the team, co-workers, patients and family members in an effective, positive and professional manner.

6. Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development.

7. Provides age/developmental appropriate patient care in accordance with Age/Developmental Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to provide direct and indirect patient care in accordance with age/developmental unit specific standards of care.

Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, nonverbal and listening).

Ability to work in a continually changing work environment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases

Occasionally exposed to radiation hazards

Exposed to cleaning agents/chemicals

Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances

Subject to many interruptions

Occasionally subjected to irregular hours

Uses personal protective equipment

Job Code / Title: 0022/ Nurse Assistant II

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Original Date: July 1996

Last Revision: December 2011

Job Summary: Provides assistance to the nursing staff by rendering specific treatments in addition to basic nursing care to assigned patients. Provides direct and indirect care following physician and nursing orders to achieve the highest standards of age/developmental specific care.

Education / Experience: High School Diploma or GED. Completion of a North Carolina Board of Nursing approved Nurse Aide II course or nursing student listed as a Nurse Aide II. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required.

Reports To: Nurse Manager

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: Listed with the North Carolina Board of Nursing as a Nurse Aide II. Listed with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Service Regulation Nurse Aide I Registry.

Essential Functions:

1. Participates in the implementation of the nursing process by giving direct care to patients under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN).

2. Creates and maintains a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, self, co-workers, and facility.

3. Ensures complete, accurate and timely communication of patient information.

4. Performs special procedures correctly under the direction of Registered Nurse (RN).

5. Communicates to the team, co-workers, patients and family members in an effective, positive and professional manner.

6. Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development.

7. Provides age/developmental appropriate patient care in accordance with Age/Developmental Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served.

8. Participates in regular team meetings and continuous quality improvement activities

Skills and Qualifications:

Ability to provide direct and indirect patient care in accordance with age/developmental unit specific standards of care.

Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, nonverbal and listening).

Ability to work in a continually changing work environment.

Physical Requirements:

Amount of time spent performing the following activities:

0% 35% 65%

to to to

35% 65% 100% N/A Activity

X Standing

X Walking

X Sitting

X Bending

X Reaching with arms

X Finger and hand dexterity

X Talking

X Hearing

X Seeing

Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:

X 20 lbs. maximum

X 50 lbs. maximum

X 100 lbs. maximum

Work Environment:

May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases

Occasionally exposed to radiation hazards

Exposed to cleaning agents/chemicals

Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances

Subject to many interruptions

Occasionally subjected to irregular hours

Uses personal protective equipment

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-2424. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.