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Nursing Assistant- Progressive Care Unit-$10,000 Sign on Bonus

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Job ID: 116899
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 NAI is responsible for administering direct patient care and performing other duties deemed necessary to insure optimal patient care, under the direction and supervision of a professional nurse. The NAI performs duties, such as feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, or moving patients or changing linens.

Patients and families are served in providing direct patient care services. Performs duties and conducts interpersonal relationships in a manner to project a positive image of the department and hospital. Ensures that contacts with other health care members is friendly helpful and courteous.



  • High school graduate or equivalent. Completion of North Carolina (NC) Board of Nursing approved Nursing Assistant course. 


  • None required.


  • Certified by the N. C. Department of Facility Services as a NAI. BCLS Certification.


  •  Good interpersonal, communication and observation skills are essential. Understanding of patient care needs according to developmental stages for various age groups. WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • Exposure to blood borne pathogens, airborne pathogens, and other infectious diseases requiring the use of protective equipment; exposure to other hazards, such as radiation, toxic waste, chemical hazards based on the departments. Possible exposure to conditions, such as fumes, noxious odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation. 


  • Standing, sitting, walking and working throughout the shift. Lifting, pulling, turning and pushing patients daily. Ability to use appropriate Safe-Patient Handling equipment. Visual acuity, auditory and verbal skills necessary. Stressful work periods and rotating shifts. 

Job Details

Legal Employer: Lenoir Health

Entity: UNC Lenoir Health Care

Organization Unit: Progressive Care Uni

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: LENOIR MEM

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

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