Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Hendersonville
Join a family of caregivers who provide whole person care; Body - Mind - Spirit; to people living in communities accross Western North Carolina.
AdventHealth Hendersonville offers the uncommon compassion of a hometown community hospital powered by the support of a national healthcare system enabling it to provide services, technologies, and facilities to meet the whole health needs of our communities.
Faith based orgainzation that extends Christ's healing ministry to every person, every time.
Co-workers who feel like family and together deliver on our Service Standards of Keep MeSafe, Love Me, Make It Easy and Own It.
As a part of the more than 1,100 team members who make up AdventHealth Hendersonville, you will enjoy comnpetitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth and leadership development.
Full Time Days, 36 hours per week, 7a to 7p
You Will Be Responsible For
Provide direct and indirect patient care under the direction of an RN or physician
Assist patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care and emotional support.
Provide care appropriate to condition and age of patient, including pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population
Under the direction of an RN, in addition to performing the Nurse Aide I Tasks outlined by the NCBON, the C.N.A II performs core Nurse Aide II Tasks outlined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and according to AdventHealth C.N.A. II scope of practice policy:
Oxygen therapy (set-up, monitoring flowrate)
Sterile Dressing Change (wound >48 hours old, not first post-op dressing change)
I.V. fluid â€“ Assistive Activities (Assemble/flush tubing during set-up, discontinue peripheral IV fluids)
Nutrition Activities (Oral/nasogastric infusions after placement verified by RN, gastrostomy feedings, clamping tubes, removal of oral/nasogastric feeding tubes)
Elimination procedures (Ostomy care)
Urinary Catheters (catheterizations)
Participate in the admission process by taking vital signs and height and/or weights. Orient the patient and family to the room.
Provide care which may include bathing, oral hygiene, peri care, freshening linen, cleaning overbed tables, straightening room and other general care as directed by the RN.
Provide general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, and ambulating patients.
Contribute relevant and appropriate information to the RN for the daily revision of the plan of care.
Promptly report any changes in patient status (eg. Changes in vital signs, level of consciousness, weight, mobility status, comfort level, feeding pattern or any unusual occurrences) to the RN in a timely manner.
Verify the diet order for each patient to whom assigned, feed or assist with feeding, and assist with fluid intake as directed by the RN or patient care plan.
Set up and checks equipment for proper functioning. Remove malfunctioning equipment and enter work order.
Follow procedures for standard precautions at all times.
Monitor and accurately record patient intake and output in a timely fashion and in accordance with hospital policy and physician order including routine intake and output, strict intake and output, and calorie counts
Transport patient to various depts for ordered tests/procedures
Document provided care clearly and concisely in the EMR
Observe patientâ€™s mental and physical conditions, report any changes to the RN
Distribute drinking water and snacks to patients as applicable
Treat patients and families with respect and dignity
Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Use proper body mechanics to protect self and patient.
Knowledgeable of sterile techniques and infection control procedures
Performing Non-nursing patient care activities as outlined in the Nurse Aide II Scope of Practice policy for AdventHealth.
What You Will Need
High School diploma or equivalent required
Able to communicate effecrtively in English, both verballly and in writing required
Current CNA II listing of the North Carolina Board of Nursing Nurse Aide II Registry required
Current BLS certification required
Provides direct and indirect patient care under the direction of the Rn or physician. Assists patients with activities of dailly living, provides for personal care, emotional support and performs core CNA skills as outlined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing under the direction fo the RN.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.