NURSING CARE ASST/HEALTH UNIT COORD- Oncology Med./Surg. FULL TIME NIGHTS
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 167628
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a MagnetÂ® organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolinaâ€™s Great 100 Nurses.
Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
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Perform a variety of nonprofessional nursing d uties in the direct careof patients under the direct supervision of an R N/LPN. Perform a varietyof clerical duties involved in preparing, mainta ining, and processingpatient, unit(s) and hospital data and records toi nclude operating theorganization's patient care information systems.
Administer treatment and personal care pr ocedures to patients including,but not limited to, feeding, bathing, sha ving changing clothing,cleaning and trimming fingernails, bed-making, as sisting withambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel and bladder elimina tion;provide such additional care as required to meet the personal needs andcomfort of assigned patients.Perform a variety of selected patient c are tasks under the direction ofan RN/LPN to assist medical and nursing personnel in the examination,treatment and care of patients.Retrieve and record patient data in electronic medical records (EMR) andreport to Nurse noting any new abnormal changes in the patient'scondition.Participat ein the transport of patients.Clean assigned area; stockand replenish su pplies and equipment asrequired.Perform a variety of clerical tasks invo lved in operating theorganization'spatient care information system. Ac knowledge orders onEMR task list , verify printout and input verified or ders to requestdiets, treatments, nursing services, equipment and diagno stic andlaboratory tests and procedures.Assemble and maintain patient ch arts from admission through dischargePrepare and upload paper documentsi nto the electronic medical record(EMR).Exhibit professional communicatio n skill when answering the telephoneand interacting with patients, visit ors and other staff members.Navigate electronic medical record, accesspa tient information, generatereports, schedule appointments and manage tas k list.Use available technology to request and coordinate patient transp ort.Assign nursing staff to communication systems. Perform other relate dduties incidental tothe work described herein.
Knowledge, S kills and Abilities
Working knowledge of sterile techniques and s pecial procedures that areapplicable to work performedWorking knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administeringroutine and specia l treatments to patientsWorking knowledge of sanitation, personal hygien e and basic health andsafety precautions applicable to work in a hospita lWorking knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precaution sAbility to withstand prolonged standing and walkingHeavy lifting andthe ability to transport stretcher and wheelchairpatients to various hospit al locations may be required.Ability to understand and follow oral and w ritten instructions.Ability to document and communicate pertinent inform ation using computerand/or paper documentation toolsKnowledge and unders tanding of telephone etiquetteWorking knowledge of general clericalpract ices and proceduresWorking knowledge of spelling and medical terminology .Ability to apply specific departmental rules and regulations relating t overifying, processing and maintaining records and formsAbility toorgani ze and set prioritiesAbility to operate a computer terminal and other of fice equipmentAbility to deal tactfully and courteously with the publicA bility to establish and maintain effective relationships with otherperso nnelWorking knowledge of principles and practices of providing non-profe ssional bedside patient careBasic knowledge and the ability to usetechno logy to include computers,scanners, communication system and other syste ms.
Completion of a Level I - Nurse Aide educationprogram approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or successful completion of the NC - approved Nurse Aide I competency test. High school diploma or equivalent required.
Currently listed as a Nursing Assistant (NAI) with the Division of Facility Services with no substantiated findings or pending of abuse, fraud, neglect or misappropriation of property. AHA Basic Healthcare provider certification must be maintained/ completed by the end of new hire orientation, which typically takes place during the first week of employment.
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