Certified Nurse Assist Psychiatric Geriatric Unit PRN Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    19010604
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Hendersonville

Job Description


Description

CERTIFIED NURSING ASST BEHAVIORAL HEALTH GERIATRIC UNIT PRN

AdventHealth HendersonvilleHendersonville                                                     100 Hospital Drive Hendersonville NC  28792

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Hendersonville

  • Community involvement
  • Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina
  • Great benefits
  • Co-workers who feel like family
  • Faith based environment

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN/Days as needed 

You Will Be Responsible For:

• Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care and emotional support.

• Provides care which may include bed bath, shower, whirlpool, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning over bed tables, straightening room and other general care as directed by the RN.

• Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan, commode and ambulating patients.

• Promptly reports any changes in patient status (e.g., changes in vital signs, level of consciousness, weight, mobility status, comfort level, feeding pattern or any unusual occurrences) to the RN in a timely manner.

• Verifies the diet order for each patient to whom assigned, feeds or assists with feeding, and assists with fluid intake as directed by the RN or patient care plan.

• Monitors and accurately records patient intake and output in a timely fashion and in accordance with hospital policy and physician order including routine intake/output, strict intake/output, and calorie counts.

• Documents provided care clearly and concisely on the daily care record.

• Observes patient's mental and physical conditions, reports any changes to RN.

• Distributes drinking water and snacks to patients as applicable.

• Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Uses proper body mechanics to protect self and patient.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Current license as Nurse Assistant with the NC Board of Nursing required
  • Current American Heart BLS within 30 days of start required
  • Six months nursing assistant experience preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Critical care experience preferred

Job Summary:

Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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