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Nursing Care Asssitant I-Duke University Hospital-Musculoskeletal & Trauma
SD unit- Multiple Shift
Requisition Number:: 188392
Date: May 4, 2022
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: DUKE HOSPITAL
Duke University Hospital Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one
of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its
outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has
1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and
therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major
surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a
separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and
an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S.
News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult
specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology,
ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology &
neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and
urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and
first in the Raleigh-Durham area. Inaddition to its hospitals, Duke Health has
an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that
include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and
outpatient surgery centers.
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North
Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
Duke UniversityHealth 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
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
Nursing Care Assistant I - Duke University Health System
Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Nursing Care Assistant I –
Health Unit Coordinator who will embrace our mission of Transforming Lives
Duke Nursing Highlights:
Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet®organization.
Professional advancement opportunities through our Clinical Ladder Program
(Nursing Care Assistant, Surgical Tech, Certified Medical Assistant).
Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
The Nursing Care Assistant I performs a variety of non-professional nursing
duties under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN to support patient care.
Shifts: 3-12 hour shifts per week (Day or Night Shift available)
Day Shift: 7am-7:30 pm
What you will do:
Prepare patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures and
provide manual assistance as required.
Obtain and record patient data for medical records noting and informing
RN/LPN of information collected.
Administer treatment and personal care procedures to patients including,
but not limited to, feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothing, cleaning
and trimming fingernails, bed-making, assisting with ambulation, enemas,
skin care, and bowel and bladder elimination; provide such additional care
as required to meet the personal needs and comfort of assigned patients.
Participate in teaching activities by reinforcing teaching instructed by
RN and/or physician as needed.
Assist physician and nurses with physical examinations by helping position
patients, changing non-sterile dressing and weighing patients.
Take and record vital signs, record I&O, apply ice bags, administer
douches and enemas.
Note and report any changes in patient's condition.
Turn and position patients, set up and feed patients as necessary, provide
patients with fresh drinking water.
Perform finger sticks for blood glucose testing, with appropriate
Assist with admission, discharge, and transportation of patients.
Follow standard precautions and use personal protective equipment as
Collect, deliver and conduct routine tests on patient specimens.
Clean assigned area; stock and replenish supplies and equipment as
Participate in own professional development by maintaining required skills
validation and attending educational offerings.
Support the development of other staff and formal learners.
Perform sterile dressing change for wounds over 48 hours old, IV fluid
assistance activities, oral/nasogastric feeding and urinary
What you will need:
Current Nurse Aide I Registry listing with the N.C. Department of Health
and Human Services Division of Health Service Regulation.
High School Diploma or higher.
Basic Life Support certification from American Heart Association.
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providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color,
disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information,
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exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our
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exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and
welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all
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