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AdventHealth Certified Nursing Assistant Med Surg in Hendersonville, North Carolina

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CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT MED SURG FULL TIME

AdventHealth Hendersonville/Park Ridge 100 Hospital Drive Hendersonville NC 28792

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Hendersonville

Community involvement

Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina

Great benefits

Co-works who feel like family

Faith based environment

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days, 12 hour shifts, 36 hours per week 7AM to 7PM

You Will be Responsible For:

· Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care and emotional support.

· Provides care which may include bed bath, shower, whirlpool, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning over bed tables, straightening room and other general care as directed by the RN.

· Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan, commode and ambulating patients.

· Promptly reports any changes in patient status (e.g., changes in vital signs, level of consciousness, weight, mobility status, comfort level, feeding pattern or any unusual occurrences) to the RN in a timely manner.

· Verifies the diet order for each patient to whom assigned, feeds or assists with feeding, and assists with fluid intake as directed by the RN or patient care plan.

· Monitors and accurately records patient intake and output in a timely fashion and in accordance with hospital policy and physician order including routine intake/output, strict intake/output, and calorie counts.

· Documents provided care clearly and concisely on the daily care record.

· Observes patient's mental and physical conditions, reports any changes to RN.

· Distributes drinking water and snacks to patients as applicable.

· Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Uses proper body mechanics to protect self and patient.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • High School diploma required

  • Current license as a Nursing Assistant with the NC Board of Nursing required

  • Current American Heart BLS within 30 days of hire required

  • Six months nursing assistant experience preferred

  • Critical care experience preferred

Job Summary:

Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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