Position Summary: The Nursing Assistant aids professional and technical nursing personnel primarily by accomplishing a variety of duties and procedures which are directly related to patient care. Primary duties include taking and recording vital signs, assisting patients with hygiene and elimination, and maintaining a clean and safe unit environment. Will assist with stocking unit supplies, operating hospital equipment as directed, performing routine clerical tasks, and assisting with other related duties as assigned.
Rate Minimum $21.27 Midpoint $21.27 Maximum $21.27
Core Organizational Functions:Customer Service: Values and delivers high quality service to all customers through effective application of the UCICARE principles: Understanding, Communication, Involvement, Commitment, Action, Respect Environment, and LAST. Knows and complies with all customer service standards as outlined in the Service Excellence Handbook.Personal Achievement: Sets and achieves personal goals to advance career-related skills, knowledge and abilities and helps others to improve their skills.Quality Improvement: Strives for high quality performance and takes initiative to make improvements and deliver results.Resource Management: Demonstrates accountability, discretion and sound judgment in using or managing university resources.Teamwork: Builds effective relationships across work groups by treating fellow employees with courtesy, respect and inclusiveness; maintains a positive attitude and takes responsibility for assignments.
Required Qualifications: Basic Life SupportDemonstrated patient care experience, preferably in an acute care settingDemonstrates the ability to communicate effectively in a therapeutic wayMust be Certified Nurses Assist., Licensed Vocational Nurse, or enrolled in accredited nursing prog. with completion of at least 1 clinical semester. Completed course to include a min. of: physical assessments, therapeutic communication, comfort care, ADL, vital signs & fluid mgtMust be able to read, write and speak effectively in EnglishMust be able to work variable shifts including nights, weekends, and holidaysNursing Assistants hired prior to May 2010 who did not possess certification as a Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) are not required to obtain it at this timeUnderstanding of basic medical terminology
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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