Clinical Support Tech I (Nursing Assistant I) - Transplant Acute Care Unit - 5 West
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: August 2, 2022
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:
Clinical Support Tech I (Nursing Assistant I) needed for Transplant
Acute Care Unit - 5 West. This is a 15-bed unit dedicated to caring
for abdominal transplant, urology and plastic surgery patients. Our
patient care team delivers highly specialized cutting-edge care.
Each year, we perform over 125 kidney, pancreas, and liver
transplants. Our transplant program is certified by the American
Society of Transplant Surgeons and is one of the most accomplished
and devoted transplant teams in the region. We strive to improve
clinical outcomes through an interprofessional approach of
education, research, and clinical medicine. We are the inpatient
home for the nationally ranked UNC Urology partnering with the
physicians to deliver individualized care in a coordinated and
compassionate manner. In addition to urology and abdominal
transplant, our staff cares for high-risk plastic surgery patients
requiring reconstructive grafts and surgery related to tissue
injuries. These patients have complex wound management needs, which
our expert staff manages. 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.
1. Assists physicians and other health care providers with routine
examinations and procedures, as well as procurement of equipment
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
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 Information Other information:
High School diploma or GED
Listed as Nurse Aide I Registry with the North Carolina Department
of Health and Human Services.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification
Professional 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 Details Legal Employer: STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Transplant 5 West Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00Work Schedule: RotatingLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
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