Nursing Assistant II - Medical Unit - Tarboro, NC

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Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Full Time


Vidant Health

About Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, formerly Heritage Hospital, is a full-service, 117-bed acute care facility where residents of Tarboro, Edgecombe county and surrounding communities receive a wide range of health services close to home. Our partnership with Vidant Health enhances our wide range of services and improves the quality of care our patients receive. More than 20 specialties are represented by Vidant Edgecombe Hospital's medical staff, assuring the people of Edgecombe county that almost all their health needs can be met right here at home. In addition to acute care, our services include rehabilitation, oncology and outpatient clinics.


Medical Unit Information

  • The Medical Unit provides care to the adult population. The population consists of two levels of care.

  • Patients may require continuous non-invasive monitoring (telemetry) and are at risk for immediate interventions.  Patients may also experience acute exacerbation of acute or chronic medical conditions.

  • The frequent diagnoses are cardiac disease such as:

  • CAD
  • CHF
  • R/O MI
  • End Stage Renal and Liver Disease
  • Compromised respiratory disease including asthma, COPD, pneumonia, fluid volume imbalance
  • Sepsis
  • CVA
  • DKA
  • Dialysis

Position Summary

  • The Nursing Assistant I and II are directly accountable to the Charge Nurse and ultimately the Nurse Manager for the performance of routine tasks and duties in the care of patients as assigned and under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.

  • He/She delivers care that is specific to the age, growth and development of patients according to unit scope of services.

Minimum Requirements

  • The Nursing Assistant II must be a graduate of an approved course of study for the NA I and NA II Program and have a current listing with the N.C. Division of Facility Services for NA I and N.C. Board of Nursing for a NA II license.

  • He/She must have good grooming and exhibit professional conduct; a desire and ability to cooperate with and/or under the direction of others; possess and exhibit a sense of responsibility, initiative and honesty; and dedicated to providing optimal patient care, physician assistance and promotion of good will among co-workers.

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.

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