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Clinical Support Tech I (Nursing Assistant I) - Acute & Intermediate Coronary Care Unit - 3 Anderson

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description

  • This position qualifies for our Nursing Support Incentive Program. The Nursing Support Incentive Program includes $5,000 paid over a three (3) year commitment. Learn more about the program here: https://jobs.unchealthcare.org/pages/unc-hospitals-unc-rex-nursing-support-incentive-program
    Clinical Support Tech I (Nursing Assistant I) need for Acute & Intermediate Coronary Care Unit - 3 Anderson. This is a 26-bed unit that encompasses a 6-bed Intermediate Coronary Care Unit (ICCU). Patients on this unit includes myocardial infarction, heart failure, and arrhythmia. Also included in our care are pre and post cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology procedures such as pacemaker placement, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placement and ablation.
    This is a 36 hours per week position; working 12 hour rotating shifts (7am-7:30pm and 7pm-7:30am) with weekend and holiday rotation. This position qualifies for an extensive benefit package including PTO hours, which are accrued based on the number of worked hours. This position requires the ability to attend a week long orientation (Monday through Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm) which is offered every two weeks.
    Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
    Responsible for assisting the professional caregiver in the delivery of patient care, transporting patient and/or equipment, setting up and maintaining patient rooms and performing a wide range of clerical, transcription, and maintenance of the patient care unit desk area functions.
    Responsibilities:
    1. Assists physicians and other health care providers with routine examinations and procedures, as well as procurement of equipment and supplies.
    2. Critically reviews patient care documentation making note of any significant changes in the patient's condition and make an immediate report to a registered nurse or physician.
    3. Provides a variety of clerical tasks to include but not limited to organizing and prioritizing workload, greeting and directing visitors, researching information as requested by nurses and physicians, reviewing orders for logic and clarity, revising orders as requested by the nurse, answering the telephone/ patient call lights, transcribing physician orders, and maintaining medical records. Performs routine quality assurance audits, safety checks, and inventory of supplies. Provides administrative and clerical support including PI audits and data entry.
    4. Provides clinical support assistance to include, but not limited to, cleaning the work area, maintaining office equipment, troubleshooting common software and hardware problems, changing linens, checking supply inventory, re-stocking supplies, transporting patients/ supplies/ specimens, and assisting in the orientation of new employees and students.
    5. Provides direct personal care to patients as outlined in plan of care activities such as bathing, dressing, feeding, assisting with ambulation. Measures and records vital signs, and patient height and weight. May be responsible for specimen collection, skin preps/scrubs, catheter care, capillary blood glucose checks, simple wound care, range of motion exercises, and/or postural drainage.
    6. Reinforces routine teaching given to patients by the registered nurse or physician and document patient understanding of instructions. Distributes patient education materials at the request of patients and/or health care providers
    Other InformationOther information:
    Education Requirements:
    • High School diploma or GEDLicensure/Certification Requirements:
      • Listed as Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certificationProfessional Experience Requirements:
        • One (1) year of clerical or customer service experience and six (6) months of related nursing assistant experience, which may include a nursing assistant course or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
          • Must be fluent in verbal and written English language. Capability to develop computer skills if not competent.
            Job DetailsLegal Employer: STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
            Organization Unit: Anderson 3Work Type: Full Time
            Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00Work Schedule: RotatingLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Clinical Support Tech I (Nursing Assistant I) - Acute & Intermediate Coronary Care Unit - 3 Anderson, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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