McLeod Health Nursing Assistant - Neuro/Surgery Floor (nights) / UP TO $1,000 Sign On Bonus for experienced nursing assistants in Florence, South Carolina
Nursing Assistant - Neuro/Surgery Floor (nights) / UP TO $1,000 Sign On Bonus for experienced nursing assistants
Job responsibilities include those listed in the competency document.
Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
Recognizes the normal signs (growth and development of aging) of the patient population indicated above and understands the requirements of assessment, treatment, and care of the specific age group(s).
Initiates and maintains the hygiene/ cleanliness of the patients, the patient's environment, and; but not limited to, the Neuro/Surg Unit environment.
Understands and recognizes appropriate storage and safety of medications (such as large volume IV's, alcohol, saline, medications in prepackaged kits).
Using Service Excellence Standards conducts Hourly Rounds.
Promotes and fosters an environment of comfort and safety for patients and visitors.
Performs or assists with performing nutritional/ hydration interventions (feeding, providing fluids, H20 or snacks).
Identifies and communicates appropriate patient data to members of the interdisciplinary team.
Collects and records patient related data through the performance of direct care tasks.
Demonstrates continued professional growth through setting goals and participating in Evidence Based tasks.
Utilizes appropriate health and safety to protect both the patient and staff.
Demonstrates competency in, but not limited to, the following on the Neuro/Surg Unit (refer to McLeod Health Medical-Surgical Technician/Extern II/Extern III/Graduate Extern Competency Checklist):
Assigned Access Control Applications
Infection Control/Hospital Acquired Conditions
National Patient Safety Initiatives
Hourly Comfort Rounds/Get It Scripting/Communication Boards
Fall Prone Assessment
Code Management/Rapid Response
Wound and Skin Care
Safe patient Handling
Intake and Output
Tubes & Drains
Nurse-Driven Foley Removal
Fosters an environment that demonstrates caring, compassion and respect for all patients, families, and visitors.
Performs general transportation and courier duties as directed.
Participates proactively in problem solving initiatives.
McLeod Health allows Nursing Assistants to further their education by providing Advanced Skills Training during their first week of employment. As a Medical Surgical Technician, he/she can assist the RN by supporting the patients’ basic needs; ensuring sterilization of rooms, beds, and equipment; offering Sterile dressing care; Foley Catheter Care, Phlebotomy, and Telemetry observation just to name a few.
Schedule: full time 72 hours biweekly; 7:00 to 7:00 rotating days/nights or as otherwise determined based on department needs. Rotating weekends and holidays. McLeod pays extra incentives when working evenings, nights, and weekends. Education: Successful completion of a nursing assistant program or 2+ years of experience in a hospital setting. Minimum of a High School Diploma/Equivalent from an accredited school or successful completion of WIN Testing or completion of McLeod approved Transition to Work Program Orientation/Training: If considered for this position, your first week of training requires: Monday 7:30am-5:00pm; Tuesday 8:30am-5:00pm; Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm; and Friday 8:30am to 12:30pm. McLeod offers a competitive benefits package to Full time employees:
Employee Pharmacy discount
Discounts with a wide range of local vendors
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Discount with McLeod Health & Fitness Center
Discount with McLeod Spa
Health, Dental, Prescription, and Vision Coverage
401(k) Retirement Plan
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Department: Neurology = Adult medical and neurological patients
Florence, South Carolina, United States
Position Type Details
McLeod Pavilion, 801 E Cheves Street