Nurse Assistant - Float Pool
SIGN-ON UP TO $4,000
Job ID: R0031161 | Healthcare Specialists | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Performs a variety of patient care and administrative support functions under the supervision of Medical Center professionals in an inpatient or outpatient setting.
  • Assists patients with personal care as needed for optimal recovery during hospitalization. Performs basic nursing skills, as delegated by an RN and in accordance with policy and procedure, to promote patient health and wellness.
  • Captures and records patient data, such as vital signs, weights and measurement of intake and output.
  • Reports changes in patient condition and abnormal findings in patient data promptly to the registered nurse.
  • Assists patient with personal hygiene needs.
  • Assists patient with ADLs, exercise and ambulation.
  • Obtains, labels and forwards specimens for diagnostic testing.
  • Documents all patient care activities.
  • Assists professional healthcare staff with performing physical examinations and patient procedures.
  • Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
  • Observes for environmental factors affecting patient/staff safety on an ongoing basis. Reports any potential hazards immediately.
  • Identifies patients prior to any intervention.
  • Maintains safe transfer and patient positioning practices.
  • Cleans equipment and performs safety checks as directed.
  • Reports incidents involving patients, staff and/or visitors promptly to RN or supervisor using the institution's quality reporting process.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of institution's fire/emergency/infection control programs.
  • Performs administrative support functions.
  • Completes medical record duties, including file maintenance and recordkeeping, as directed.
  • Completes supply stocking, inventory and ordering as directed.
  • Performs additional duties as directed, including, but not limited to, scheduling diagnostic procedures, meeting and greeting patients, or delivering specific supplies and pharmaceuticals.
  • Maintains necessary skills and competencies.
  • Achieves and maintains competency in the use of equipment (i.e., lifting and moving patients).
  • Identifies strengths and opportunities for professional development and goals for self-improvement.
  • Completes annual mandatory training activities and regulatory in-service requirements within established timeframes.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $13.12 - $20.34 Hourly

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Must have completed a state-approved Nurse Aide education program or have completed the Fundamentals of Nursing course as a student nurse.
  • Experience: No experience required.
  • Licensure: Obtains certification as Nurse Aide (CNA) in the Commonwealth of Virginia within 4 months of hire or is a student nurse who has successfully completed the Fundamentals of Nursing course. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.

Job requires frequent bending and stooping; proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; attention to detail; ability to write legibly; and ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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