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Nursing Assistant 1 PRN

Job ID: 952243
Facility: Vidant Home Health
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Sep 24, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Home Hospice - Greenville, NC

Vidant Home Health and Hospice has been providing compassionate care to patients facing life limiting illnesses for more than 35 years. We serve 20 counties in Eastern North Carolina and are proud to be a leading healthcare provider. Vidant is accredited by the Joint Commission, certified by Medicare and received the 2016 HospiceElite Award for outstanding hospice patient care.

As we expand, the Greenville Hospice team is looking for experienced nurses who are comfortable with case management, pain management and providing end of life care to patients and families.. The territory includes Pitt, Beaufort, Edgecombe, Nash, Martin, Greene and Wilson counties.

Hospice care is a calling, this is one of the most rewarding careers in the nursing profession. If you are looking for a challenging career and thrive on delivering compassion care to patients and families, then our team needs you.

 

Position Summary

The Nursing Assistant performs specific responsibilities under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse. Functions within the framework of the NAI listing granted by the NC Department of Health and Human Services. Practices within the philosophy and goals of patient care services.

Responsibilities

1.Participates in Quality Improvement (QI) Activities: Participates in problem solving resolution activities and identifies opportunities for improvement to change behavior. Participates in data collection. Employs safe practices, infection control, and fire and disaster regulations. Participates in cost savings activities.
2.Participates in Education: Attends and utilizes staff development programs and educational resources to meet unit objectives and/or individual objectives. Fulfills annual mandatory educational requirements. Participates in the orientation of new staff and students, as delegated by the supervising RN.
3.Follows hospital and unit based policies and procedures: Provides quality patient care. Maintains familiarity with job description and legal implications of role. Maintains active NAI licensure/certification.
4.Builds interpersonal relations and communications. Listens to the ideas, opinions, and feelings of others. Gives and receives constructive feedback. Recognizes and intervenes when personal conflicts have the potential to interfere with patient care or team relationships. Works effectively with others in a team environment. Demonstrates behaviors and attitudes that are respectful or others, and fosters enhanced communication and teamwork. Seeks help and utilizes chain of command appropriately.
5.Makes unit, department and hospital contributions: Participates in unit goal setting. Assists in cost-effective use of equipment and supplies.
6.Under the supervision of the licensed nurse, assists in providing direct patient care and completes delegated skills and task as ascribed by North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

Minimum Requirements

High School or GED is preferred.

NAI listing with NC Department of Health and Human Services is required.

Experience in a comparable facility can only be substituted for NA I course by successful completion of challenge exam acceptable to the NC Department of Health and Human Services is required.

Current American Heart Association CPR is required.

HeartSaver certification is required.

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