Certified Nursing Assistant I or II - Emergency Services - Nags Head, NC

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930169

The Outer Banks Hospital

Part Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About the Outer Banks Hospital

The Outer Banks Hospital, located in Nags Head, North Carolina, is a full service critical access hospital offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital opened in March 2002 and is one of the newest hospitals in eastern North Carolina. The hospital's 21 private rooms are designed to meet the needs of our coastal community, whose year-round population of approximately 35,000 swells to about 250,000 in the summer season. The labor and delivery area consists of two labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum rooms, a five-bed nursery, a dedicated caesarean-section operating room and a triage room.

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Position Summary

The CNA I is responsible for handling administrative tasks and performs diverse duties for nursing department.  Also provides specific basic nursing care to patients, under direct supervision.  The CNA I will be expected to perform all tasks as outlined in the NC Department of Health and Human Serivces scope of practice.

The  CNA II performs specific responsibilities under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse and  functions within the framework of hospital standards and values.   The CNA II will be expected to perform all tasks as outlined in the NC Board of Nursing CNA  II  scope of practice list.  CNA II may also be required to handle administrative tasks and perform diverse duties for nursing department.

Responsibilities

  • Practices collaboratively with colleagues and others members of healthcare team.

  • Shift reports and communications are timely, pertinent and accurate.

  • Follow established infection control/stand precautions policies and procedures. 

  • Responds quickly and appropriately to emergency situations.

  • Is aware of standard of practice for profession or specialty and integrates such into daily practice. Follow established infection control/stand precautions policies and procedures.
    Collects, reports and documents data including intervention (i.e. vital signs, height, weight and mobility).

  • Intake and output in a timely and accurate fashion.

  • Performs technical skills and comfort measures that provide for the patients plan of care and personal hygiene (i.e. feeding, bathing, elimination assist, incontinence skin care, wound care, ostomy care, catheter care, heat and cold treatment) as delegated by the Registered Nurse.

  • Assists with admission, discharge, and transfers of patients as directed by the RN.

  • Ambulates, positions and turns patients as delegated by RN. Assists with patient safety related to age and condition. Assists with patient specific safety precautions.

  • Collects, reports, and documents data related to patient safety.

  • Prepares and assists patient during examination, procedures and treatments, assists MD and RN with such as needed.

Minimum Requirements

Education                                                                                                                                               

CNAII –  High School Diploma or equivalent, successful completion of Nursing Assistant II Course, current certification as CNAII in the state of North Carolina, current listing on

the CNAII Registry with the North Carolina Board of Nursing.  Current CNA I on NCDHHS registry.  Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Healthcare Provider status is required upon hire. 

CNAI – High School Diploma or equivalent, successful completion of Nursing Assistant Course, current certification as CNAI in the state of North Carolina, current listing on the CNAI Registry with the NC Department of Health & Human Services. Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Healthcare Provider status is required upon hire. 

Experience

Knowledge of computer and other office equipment required.  Ability to manage numerous projects and set priorities.  Ability to maintain confidentiality.  Previous experience as a Nursing Assistant and a CPR certification.

Other Information

  • This is a PRN position, which means that there are no guranteed hours.  Hours are based on the needs of the department.

  • This position is not eligible for employee benefits.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

HR Recruiting Team

The Outer Banks Hospital

OBHHumanResources@theobh.com

 

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