Nursing Assistant*

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Job Title: Nursing Assistant*
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 211142

Minimum Requirements High school diploma, GED or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accrediting organization; Must possess current Nursing Assistant certification (in good standing) for the state of Georgia; Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certificationKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to maintain confidentialityAbility to follow oral and written instructionsAbility to perform basic tests including vital signs and weightsExcellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsProficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databasesBasic knowledge of human anatomy and strong nursing assistant skillsMust possess current nursing assistant/aide certification (in good standing) from the Georgia Health Partnership RegistryCertifications Must possess current Nursing Assistant certification (in good standing) for the state of Georgia; Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certificationPreferred Previous experience as a Nursing Assistant.
Experience in care of the physically ill, preferably in a geriatric or long-term care setting.Responsibilities The duties include, but are not limited to:
    Provides care for assigned patients and request assistance when necessaryAssists patients with ADL's such as bathing, shaving, oral care, styling hair and dressing; Distributes meal trays and assists patients in consuming meals; Empties urinals and drainage collection bags; Records I&O as instructed; Collects routine specimensMonitors patient weight utilizing standing lift and wheelchair scales; Monitors vital as ordered; Document all care provided on correct form and report any changes in patients' condition promptly to the Charge NurseAssist patients in transferring to and from bed, chair, commode or stretcher utilizing safe transfer techniques and equipment, such as Hoyer lifts, transfer boards and gait beltsObserve for proper circulation as necessary; Perform range of motion and ambulate patients as indicated in the plan of care; Maintain functional maintenance plan as instructedMaintains patient rooms, makes beds, cleans bedside tables, closets, etc. daily; Maintains patients' equipment; Rinses soiled clothing as necessary and stores in plastic bags for laundry pickup; Puts up clothes upon return from laundryEscorts patients to and from areas of the facility and hospitals as assigned; Remains with patients as instructed and assists in all areas of care, if needed during routine clinic visitsPerforms all other related duties/tasks as assigned
Shift/Salary Shift: Full time/Rotating Pay Grade: 03 Salary: $11.85/hr - $12.94/hr
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position
Recruitment Period: Until FilledConditions of Employment In conjunction with an offer of employment, selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete Augusta University’s Criminal Background Check process. In addition, candidates selected for any position within Georgia War Veteran’s Nursing Home (GWVNH) will be required to successfully complete the Georgia Long-term Care Background Check process. For specific positions, selected candidate(s) may also be required to successfully complete supplementary pre-employment onboarding requirements such as: a physical, drug screening and/or credit check.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.




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Posted: 12/28/2020
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time