New Hanover Regional Medical Center Nurse Aide I - Med/Surg Nephrology in Wilmington, North Carolina
Nurse Aide I - Med/Surg Nephrology
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This position has access to and knowledge of extremely sensitive, private and confidential materials. Ability to maintain the highest standard is required with zero tolerance. All the primary duties within this document will be performed according to established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center. JOB SUMMARY: The NA I works under the direction of the Nurse Manager and under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse or delegated Licensed Practical Nurse to provide patient care within their scope of practice. The patient care activities are individualized for each patient population. PRIMARY JOB DUTIES: 1. Competently performs a variety of patient care activities to meet the daily personal needs and comfort of the patient. Performs Nurse Aide I skills as approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and facility policy. 2. Appropriately communicates information in accordance with hospital policies and procedures. 3. Organizes, prioritizes, and performs work effectively and efficiently. 4. Maintains and adjusts schedule to enhance team performance 5. Demonstrates a daily commitment to the values of the department 6. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations in dealing with all members of the team. 7. Maintains and promotes customer satisfaction. 8. 8. Demonstrates the NHRMC's Standards of Performance & Service and Operational Excellence on the unit. 9. 9. Responsible for completing a variety of department specific tasks to assist with optimal department safety and functioning. 10. 10. Performs moderate or waived point of care testing per CLIA guidelines.. 11. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 12. Performs other duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL JOB SPECIFICATIONS: 1. Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. 2. Licensure / Certifications: Maintain current status on the Nurse Aide I registry. Attend at least 12 hours of facility approved continuing education classes each calendar year. American Heart Association HS (Heart Saver) required. : Some departments have additional advanced CPR requirements as listed on staff annual education record. 3. Experience: NA experience preferred.