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Patient Care Technician/Nursing Assistant - 5 West Unit - FT

Company: Carilion Clinic
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Roanoke ,VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

**This position is located at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital**

5 West is a 26 bed, newly renovated unit at Carilion Clinic that specializes in meeting the complex needs of the medical/and or surgical patient. Our patient population ranges from pneumonia and general medical conditions to minor surgical procedures and complex medical/psychosocial needs. A special focus of our team includes the complex issue of IV drug related infections that require up to 6 weeks of medical care. Our patients have lovingly named our unit "The Hope Unit."

This position is full time, working any day/any shift

$3,000.00 Sign-On Bonus is available per applicable guidelines.

If you want to learn more about being a Nursing Assistant at Carilion or hear testimonials from current Nursing Assistants, please watch this VIDEO .

This is the job opportunity where you can bring your valuable skills to life. At Carilion Clinic, our team provides care in a forward-thinking environment. You will thrive through extensive training, supportive leaders and potential for advancement. Carilion offers comprehensive benefits, paid time off, and tuition options. Join a team where your skills and ideas will make a difference in the health of our patients and the communities we live in.

As part of the health care team, the Patient Care Technician/Nursing Assistant performs basic clerical and technical clinical services relating to the care, cleanliness, safety, and comfort for patients of all ages. The Patient Care Technician/Nursing Assistant also provides quality service through a team oriented, collaborative approach to patient care.

Patient Care Technician/Nursing Assistant job duties include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Provides basic nursing care and performs advanced technical skills for specified age groups according to established standards. Assists patients with activities of daily living. Transports patients, supplies, specimens, equipment, etc. within the facility. Appropriately documents and reports patient observations to licensed staff.
  • Contributes to Carilion Clinic's performance improvement activities. Actively participates in obtaining desired service line/departmental outcomes.
  • Reviews medical record for outstanding orders and notifies nurse of stat orders and medication changes.
  • Orders department/unit supplies and equipment and stocks/organizes supplies.
  • Processes equipment between patients as needed (cleans unit based equipment and gathers supplies needed to operate equipment). Operates and maintains general office equipment.
  • Manages admissions, transfers, and discharges. Coordinates patient flow into/out of area using department/unit specific software and Intranet. Schedules patient therapeutic and diagnostic procedures
    Successful candidate MUST be available for FT hours the first 4 weeks of employment to attend orientation and required classes during day shift hours. These classes are MANDATORY!

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education: High school diploma or equivalent education required.

    Experience: Previous experience in direct patient care preferred.

    Licensure/Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant preferred.

    LIfe Support: AHA BLS-HCP required within 6 months of hire.

    Other: Effective interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills required. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position.

    About Carilion

    Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

    Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

    Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

    Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.

    Courage: Doing what's right for our patients without question.

    Curiosity: Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

    Requisition Number: 138050
    Employment Status: Full time
    Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
    Shift: Any Day, Any Shift
    Shift Details: every other weekend
    Recruiter: SARAH R BOSWELL
    Recruiter Email: srboswell@carilionclinic.org
    For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

    Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.



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Keywords: Carilion Clinic, Roanoke , Patient Care Technician/Nursing Assistant - 5 West Unit - FT, Healthcare , Roanoke, Virginia

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