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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

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Job Description

  • 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

  • Emergency Codes

  • Hourly Comfort Rounds/Get It Scripting/Communication Boards

  • Restraints

  • Fall Prone Assessment

  • Code Management/Rapid Response

  • Evacu Chair

  • Asepsis

  • Wound and Skin Care

  • Dressing Changes

  • Safe patient Handling

  • Waived Testing

  • Vital Signs

  • Weights

  • Intake and Output

  • Incentive Spirometer

  • Tubes & Drains

  • Foley Catheter

  • 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.

Required Skills

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

Job Location

Florence, South Carolina, United States

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Physical Address

McLeod Pavilion, 801 E Cheves Street