- Requisition Number: 1793
- Department: DUKE HOMECARE AND HOSPICE
- Location: Durham
- Type of Position: Regular
- Shift: Full Time
- Specialty: HomeCare & Hospice
Duke Homecare & Hospice offers hospice, home health and infusion services. Hospice care is offered to terminally ill patients in their home, skilled-nursing facilities, assisted-living facilities, and at our two inpatient facilities located in Hillsborough and Durham, North Carolina.
Duke Nursing Highlights:
- Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet® organization
- Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina’s Great 100 Nurses.
- Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
- Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
- Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
- Relocation Assistance!
Occ Summary Perform a variety of nonprofessional nursing duties in the direct care of patients under the direct supervi supervision of a RN/LPN. Perform tasks within the scope ofa nursing care assistant I and II as defined defined by the NC Board of Nursing. Work Performed In addition to duties outlined in NAI job description, the following Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Participate in own professional development by maintaining required duties may be performed: sterile dressing change for wounds over 48 hours old and wound irrigation; IV fluid assistance activities; oral/nasogastric feeding; urinary catheterization and irrigation; oxygen therapy, including room set-up and monitoring flow up and monitoring flow up and monitoring flow up and monitoring flow up and monitoring flow up and monitoring flow up and monitoring flow up and monitoring flow-rate; break up and removal of fecal impaction; oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal suction nasopharyngeal suctioning; tracheotomy care; ostomy care, irrigation and annual skills validation. skills validation and attending educational offerings. Support the development of other staff and formal learners. K formal learners. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair hospital Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and Ability to establish and main maintain effective working relationships with Ability to understand and follow oral and written inst instructions Working knowledge of the organization and physical layout of the patients and hospital staff
Click here for more information Pre-employment Ph Physical Ca Physical Capacity Testing Required: applicable to work performed Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering Working knowledge of i infection infection control procedures and safety precautions routine and special treatments to patients Working knowledge of principles and practices of providing nonprofessional bedside patient care safety precautions applicable to work in a hospital Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking. patients to various hospital locations may be required Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper docum documentation tools Level Characteristics
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HomeCare & Hospice