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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: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Organization: University Hospital
Department: Nursing Service
Sub Department: MICU
Building: Roy J. Carver Pavilion (RCP)
Contract Work
Location/Area: Intensive & Specilaty Services


Monthly Salary: $1,850
Annual Salary: $22,198
Pay Grade: 04


Part/Full Time Part Time Position 32 hrs/wk
Hours: 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Shift: 2nd
Details: 32 hours per week will be accomplished between the hours of 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM.
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 candidate will have direct patient-care experience, experience working in a health care environment, strong written communication skills and experience providing customer service relations.
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:
Establish therapeutic relationships with patients, families and multi disciplinary team.
Participates in planning patient care appropriate for patient's condition and age.
Documents patient behavior in a factual, legible manner and identifies material to report to the registered nurse.
Maintains patients’ safety and security by providing physical care and assistance; follows Standard precaution.
Provides supervision of patients during activities.
Identifies potential crisis situations, reports to the registered nurse, and intervenes.
Perform patient personal hygiene such as bathing, toileting, feeding, dressing, grooming and oral care for patients.
Take temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
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.

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