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Part-time Nursing Assistant

at U of Iowa in Iowa City, IA

Position Type: Service
Job Type: Regular
Initial Advertising Ends on: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Organization: University Hospital
Department: Nursing Service
Sub Department: Burn Unit (8JC)
Building: John W. Colloton Pavilion (JCP)
Contract Work
Location/Area: Intensive & Specialty Services


Monthly Salary: $1,156
Annual Salary: $13,874
Pay Grade: 04


Part/Full Time Part Time Position 20 hrs/wk

Shift: Rotating/Not Straight
Details: 20 hours per week will be accomplished between the hours of 7:00AM- 3:30PM, 7:00AM-7:30PM, 3:00PM-11:30PM, 11:00PM- 7:30AM, and 7:00PM-7:30AM.
Work Week: Rotating
Details: Rotating days off. Required to work every other weekend.
Additional Hours: Applicant selected for position, if external, must be available to attend a 2-3 week orientation session Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM.


Background Check: Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates.
Desired Qualifications: Preferred candidates will possess: direct patient-care experience, experience working in a health care environment, strong written communication skills, experience providing customer service relations and be a Certified Nursing Assistant.
Duties: Under direct supervision of Registered Nurses, performs specific tasks to assist members of the Nursing team in providing patient care.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Perform patient personal hygiene such as bathing, toileting, feeding, dressing, grooming and oral care for patients.
Assist patients with bedpans, urinals and perineal cleansing.
Turn, position and ambulate patients.
Take temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
Enter daily patient record charting in computer.
Perform simple diagnostic/therapeutic procedures (i.e., dressing changes).
Clean equipment, patient bedside area and nursing unit.
Set up rooms for patient admission.
Transport patients by bed, cart or wheelchair.
Transport equipment, specimens and supplies.
Stock and supply patient rooms and Nursing unit.
Perform basic CPR as required.
Maintain patient confidentiality.

Aptitudes required in order to perform responsibilities:
Work in an environment with conflicting demands and/or priorities and rushed and/or urgent timelines.
Manage multiple assignments and provide quick reaction and immediate response to emergencies.
Maintain attention to detail over extended period of time and continually be aware of variations in changing situations.
Strong communication skills and a tolerance for an active work environment with potential for negative behavior.
Work well with all levels and types of people.


Ability to read, write and follow instructions.
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