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CNA Regional Float

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 12483
Date Posted: Dec 16, 2022

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Job Description

Description

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Centralized Nursing Resources

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.900000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 12HR NIGHT - Most of shift btwn 7P-7A

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do

Summary:

The team member’s Number One job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understands how to contribute to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families. At Novant Health, people are our business. We treat each other with respect and compassion. We embrace the differences in our strengths while fostering an environment of inclusion, empowerment, inspiration and courage. The team member will use Novant Health’s First Do No Harm (NHFDNH) safety behaviors/error prevention tools and high reliability strategies as appropriate to ensure a safe, remarkable patient experience. Provides and documents assistance to patients with activities of daily living and maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse. Professional Nursing Resource Team CNAs are responsible for providing safe, continuous quality patient care in a variety of settings. The PNRT CNA is part of a market-based nursing resource team that is assigned to varying units during their shift to ensure that patient care needs are met within the assigned facility. These CNAs possess the skills, competency and qualifications, as well as a requirement to work in at least 3 facilities within a defined market, Greater Charlotte (GCM) or Greater Winston Salem (GWSM). This group shall be known as the Local Resource Team - CNAI.


Responsibilities:

Essential Functions • Performs personal care (activities of daily living): Bathing (assist, bed bath, tub bath, shower, sits), mouth care, skin care, hair care, nail care, bed-making (modified), dressing and undressing. • Uses appropriate body mechanics: Applies proper technique when assisting patients with turning and positioning, transfers (chair and stretcher), use of lifts, assistance with ambulation, and range of motion exercises. • Assists with patient's nutritional needs: Prepares patients for meal time, assists and/or feeds patients, measures and records intake and output, collaborates with the nurse regarding patient's increased or restricted fluid needs. • Assists with patient's elimination needs: Bedpan/urinal, bowel/bladder retraining, collect/test specimens, perineal/catheter care, applies condom caths, enemas (non-medicated), empties drainage devices from body cavities/wounds, and measures and records output. • Adheres to safety measures: Side rails/call bells, mitts and restraints, Basic Life Support including AED, CPR, Anti-Choking (Heimlich Maneuver), infection control (hand washing, isolation technique, universal precautions). Utilizes safety devices and good body mechanics to avoid injury to patient or self. Cleans equipment according to policy and returns it to appropriate area and unit. Maintains cleanliness in patient room, utility room, medication room, and desk area. Keeps hallways clear of equipment. • Special procedures: Obtains and records vital signs - temperature (oral, rectal, axillary), pulse (radial, apical), respirations, blood pressure, pulse oximetry (O2 saturation), finger stick blood sugars, height and weight (stand-up scales/bed scales). Application of heat/cold therapy. Prevention and care for decubitus ulcers. Performs surgical skin pre-ops and scrubs. Cleans dressing changes. Applies and removes ace bandages, TEDs and binders, and EKG monitor leads. Provides post-mortem care. Assists patient with appropriate cough/deep breathing technique. Assist with patient mobilization as directed by nurse. • Assists in admission, discharge, and transfer process: Assumes responsibility for gathering and labeling patient belongings for transfer or discharge and accompanies patient when indicated. Orients patient/family in use of call bell, lights, phone, emergency call bell, television, and information packet, including hospital policies. Transports patients to other units/departments or to discharge area as needed. • Notifies nurse of changes in patient's condition or behavior, results of treatments, accidents, incidents, errors, and all abnormal values of patient data (such as vital signs and blood glucose). • Additional Advanced Task as follows-IV Fluid-Assistive Activities-Assemble/flush tubing during set up, monitor flow rate, site care/dressing care, discontinue peripheral intravenous infusion. Oxygen therapy: room set up and monitor flow rate. Sterile dressing changes in wounds over 48 hours old. • Teamwork: Develops and maintains positive relationships with team members/internal customers. Consistently demonstrates a willingness to adjust activities to accommodate the needs of team members/internal customers. Resolves conflict independently, as appropriate. Accepts responsibility for actions and responds positively upon feedback from others. All other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

Credentials:
Essential:
* Cert Nursing Asst I

Education:
Essential:
* High School Diploma

Other information:

Education Level Required: High School or GED Required 

Years of Experience Required: 6 months in an acute hospital setting 

Licensure/Certification Type (ex NP, RN, CMA): NA I Required 

Additional Skills/Requirements (required) • Basic computer skills for documentation. De-Escalation Techniques

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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