Nursing Assistant - GWVNH

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7178903 (Ref:ej-4593315)

Posted: September 13, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Nursing Assistant - GWVNH

Job ID: 262268
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Patient Care - 20
Provides care for assigned patients and request assistance when necessary.

Assist with ADL's - 25
Assists patients with ADL's such as bathing, shaving, oral care, styling hair and dressing; Distributes meal trays and assists patients in consuming meals; Empties urinals and drainage collection bags; Records I&O as instructed; Collects routine specimens.

Patient Monitoring - 10
Monitors patient weight utilizing standing lift and wheelchair scales; Monitors vital as ordered; Document all care provided on correct form and report any changes in patients' condition promptly to the Charge Nurse.

Patient Transfers - 10
Assist patients in transferring to and from bed, chair, commode or stretcher utilizing safe transfer techniques and equipment, such as Hoyer lifts, transfer boards and gait belts.

Functional Maintenance Plan - 10
Observe for proper circulation as necessary; Perform range of motion and ambulate patients as indicated in the plan of care; Maintain functional maintenance plan as instructed.

Room & Equipment Maintenance - 15
Maintains patient rooms, makes beds, cleans bedside tables, closets, etc. daily; Maintains patients' equipment; Rinses soiled clothing as necessary and stores in plastic bags for laundry pickup; Puts up clothes upon return from laundry.

Patients Assistance - 5
Escorts patients to and from areas of the facility and hospitals as assigned; Remains with patients as instructed and assists in all areas of care, if needed during routine clinic visits.

Other Duties - 5
Performs all other related duties/tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High school diploma, GED or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accrediting organization; Must possess current Nursing Assistant certification (in good standing) for the state of Georgia; Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience
Previous experience as a Nursing Assistant.
Experience in care of the physically ill, preferably in a geriatric or long-term care setting.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Ability to perform basic tests including vital signs and weights
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Basic knowledge of human anatomy and strong nursing assistant skills
Must possess current nursing assistant/aide certification (in good standing) from the Georgia Health Partnership Registry

Conditions of Employment

In conjunction with an offer of employment, selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete Augusta University's Criminal Background Check process. In addition, candidates selected for any position within Georgia War Veteran's Nursing Home (GWVNH) will be required to successfully complete the Georgia Long-term Care Background Check process. For specific positions, selected candidate(s) may also be required to successfully complete supplementary pre-employment onboarding requirements such as: a physical, drug screening and/or credit check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position does not require security clearance.

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Job posting number:#7178903 (Ref:ej-4593315)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Augusta University
United States
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