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Nursing Assistant II

Job ID: 91613
Location: Kinston, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.


The NAII is responsible for administering direct patient care and performing other duties deemed necessary to insure optimal patient care.


1. Ensures a safe, secure, and orderly patient environment

a. Follows safety and infection control principles

    1. Completes patient care assignments by defined policies and procedures.
    2. Provides patient comfort and hygiene measures
    3. Provides one-one observation for patients as delegated.
      • Universal precautions and isolation procedures are followed. Safety precautions are implemented, hazardous waste is properly disposed. The patient and their environment is aesthetically maintained.

2. Meets patients’ physical and psychosocial needs

    1. Recognizes changes in patients’ conditions and reports
      • records changes
      • reports change to Primary Nurse
    1. Completes patient care tasks as assigned
    2. Responds promptly to patient/family requests
    3. Assists patients with activities of daily living
    4. Turns and repositions as patients’ needs dictate
    5. Ensures patient room are neat and organized for maximized comfort
    6. Collects urine, fecal, or sputum specimens
      • Recognizes abnormal values in vital signs, intake and output, etc. and reports promptly to the Primary/ Charge Nurse. All tasks are completed for the shift and patients’ needs are responded to promptly.
      • Monitors patients’ vital signs
      • Responds to patients’ call signals in a timely manner
      • Completes duties in an appropriate and timely manner, demonstrating tact, and sensitivity
  1. Assists with the delivery of patient care as defined in NAI/NA II competencies
    1. Maintains competencies as defined by the nursing area
    2. Delivers patient care guided by competency based skills
      • Core competencies are validated in the initial 90 days and continue to be performed correctly. Additional skills will be maintained and verified periodically.

4. Performs duties in accordance with hospital policy and philosophy.

    1. Promotes and exhibits positive customer relations.
    2. Supports and works within the parameters of hospital policies.
    3. Certified by NCSBON and functions within the Scope of Practice for NA II.
    4. Cross trains as needed to other units, role of Monitor Tech and Health Unit Secretary.
      • Responds to customer needs and provides a "customer friendly" environment within the workplace. Works within the guidelines of hospital policy, scope of practice and maintains standards described in such.

Other information:

    • High school graduate or equivalent. Completion of North Carolina (NC) Board of Nursing approved Nursing Assistant course.
    • None required
    • Certified by the N. C. State Board of Nursing as a NAII. Certified by the N. C. Department of Facility Services as a NAI. BCLS Certification.

Job Details

Legal Employer: Lenoir Health

Entity: UNC Lenoir Health Care

Organization Unit: Medical/Surgical Uni

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: LENOIR MEM

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

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