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McLeod Health Nursing Assistant for Observation Unit in Little River, South Carolina

Nursing Assistant for Observation Unit

Tracking Code

20211277

Job Description

Sign on Bonus Available!!

  • 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 the 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.

  • 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.

    Schedule:

72 hrs biweekly; days with night relief; every other weekend

Required Skills

Must have a high school diploma/GED or successful completion on WIN Testing. Completion of a nurse assistant course or two plus years of on-the-job training in a hospital setting is required. BLS certification required.

Job Location

Little River, South Carolina, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Position Type Details

Full-Time

Physical Address

McLeod Health Seacoast Hospital, 4000 Hwy 9 East

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