Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
*This program is open to DUSON students only.
Duke University Health System seeks to hire a Duke Nursing Student who will embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
* Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet(r)organization.
* Professional advancement opportunities through our Clinical Ladder Program (Nursing Care Assistant, Surgical Tech, Certified Medical Assistant).
* Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
The Nursing Care Assistant I performs a variety of nonprofessional nursing duties in the direct care of patients under the direct supervision of an RN/LPN to include: prepare patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures and provide manual assistance as required, obtains and records patient data for medical records noting and informing RN/LPN of information collected, administer treatment and personal care procedures to patients including, but not limited to, feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothing, cleaning and trimming fingernails, bed-making, assisting with ambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel and bladder elimination; provide such additional care as required to meet the personal needs and comfort of assigned patients.
The Patient Service Aid performse a variety of activities related to the screening od patients/visitors and employees. Greet and execute screening process for patients/visitors/employees at the hospital and/or clinics as directed. Screeners are responsible for ensuring that the patients/visitors/employees are protected through the COVID screening process. Obtains relevant information as it pertains to patients/visitors and employees COVID symptoms and exposure status. Follow standard precautions and use personal protective equipment as required. Instructs patient/visitors and employees on the appropriate hand hygiene and masking expectations. Direct patients/visitors to appointments if needed. Perform other related dutier incidental to work described herein. Observe staff to assure proper PPE compliance. Participate in own professional development by maintaining required skills validation and attending educational offerings.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
*Previous work experience as a Nursing Care Assistant I or Clinical Rotation is preferred.
Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:
* Current Nurse Aide I Registry listing with the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Division of Health Service Regulation or Current Clinical Rotation Hours.
* BLS (or higher) certification required.
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.