Nursing Assistant - 9 South PCU (FT)

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

9 South PCU is a 22 bed medical telemetry unit that consists of primarily renal patients. 9 South PCU patient population consists of COPD, DM, and CRF patients. On 9 South, we coordinate the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care to provide optimal quality patient care. We delegate and coordinate nursing care based on nursing diagnosis consistent with the patient’s age, health/illness, and physiological/psychosocial needs. Typical patient ratio is 5-7:1 depending on census and shift.

 

Successful candidate MUST BE able to attend required orientation classes during day time hours, 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, for the first 3-4 weeks of employment. These classes are mandatory!



As part of the health care team, the Nursing Assistant performs basic clerical and technical clinical services relating to the care, cleanliness, safety, and comfort for patients of all ages. The Nursing Assistant also provides quality service through a team oriented, collaborative approach to patient care.

Duties include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Provides basic nursing care and performs advanced technical skills for specified age groups according to established standards.  Assists patients with activities of daily living. Transports patients, supplies, specimens, equipment, etc. within the facility.  Appropriately documents and reports patient observations to licensed staff.
  • Contributes to Carilion Clinic’s performance improvement activities. Actively participates in obtaining desired service line/departmental outcomes.
  • Exhibits competent knowledge of EMR and assists with chart audits.
  • Reviews medical record for outstanding orders and notifies nurse of stat orders and medication changes. 
  • Orders department/unit supplies and equipment and stocks/organizes supplies. 
  • Processes equipment between patients as needed (cleans unit based equipment and gathers supplies needed to operate equipment). Operates and maintains general office equipment.
  • Manages admissions, transfers, and discharges. Coordinates patient flow into/out of area using department/unit specific software and Intranet. Schedules patient therapeutic and diagnostic procedures



Be part of a Joint Commission-accredited organization that has earned distinguished accolades for clinical excellence. Enjoy supportive leadership, inter-professional teams, and an innovative learning environment. And experience the advantages of building a career with a regional leader at Carilion Clinic. Our community-based healthcare network includes seven hospitals, two of which are Magnet® designated; multi-specialty physician practices; and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.

 

Based in Roanoke, Virginia, we invite you to play an important role as we inspire optimal health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. With honors including the Beacon Award for Excellence, a reputation for nursing research, and national rankings by U.S. News & World Report, we can enhance your professional satisfaction through extensive training, advancement potential, and state-of-the-art technology.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or equivalent education required.

Experience: Previous experience in direct patient care preferred.
 

Licensure/Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant preferred. Must successfully complete Basic Life Support Course within 6 months of hire.
 

Other: Effective interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills required. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position.
 

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:
 

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 

 


Requisition Number: 27633 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Evening/Night 
Shift Details: Primarily an Evening/Night shift schedule with every other weekend and rotating holiday requirements
Recruiter: JAMIE S RATLIFF 
Recruiter Email: jsratliff@carilionclinic.org


This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

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Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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