Under the supervision of the Head Nurse or delegate, assists in planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating the activities occurring in the nursing station by performing clerical and receptionist duties, and maintaining the physical environment of the area. Performs a variety of duties relating to the patient and the environment, reporting observations to the nurse in charge. Assists licensed nurses in the delivery of care by performing assigned duties.
Education and Formal Training: High School graduate or equivalent. Current North Carolina Aide registry verified through the NC Healthcare Personnel Registry or Current North Carolina Nurses Aide registry listing verified through the N.C. Division of Facility Services and five years of previous full time experience working as a CNA. New employees required to have certification will be expected to have current certification at new hire or obtain within 30 days of hire date.
Work Experience: One year experience as Unit Secretary preferred and/or Nursing Assistant with additional training preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Ability to successfully complete Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital’s orientation program. Competent in delivering safe and effective patient care within the legal limits of certification and hospital policies and procedures. Some knowledge of nursing measures used to provide personal hygiene and comfort; procedures and techniques in giving simple treatment in providing bedside nursing care. Some ability to physically, mentally, and emotional perform activities involved in this.