Nurse Aide /Healthcare Tech - Medical Telemetry 10T
Company: Atrium Health
Posted on: May 21, 2020
Job Req ID: 436741
Position Number: 00010791
Employment Type: Full Time
Standard Hours: 36.00
Department Name: NSG - Med/Surg 10T
Location: Carolinas Medical Center
Location Details: Atrium Health's CMC (Near Uptown Charlotte)
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains
the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for
all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current
walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible
and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more
information, please visit atriumhealth.org/about-us.
10T Medical Telemetry is a recipient of the PRISM award (Premier
Recognition in the Specialty of Med/Surg) from the Academy of
Medical/Surgical Nurses, given to outstanding acute care or
med/surg units or adult/pediatric units classified as med/surg. It
is a medical telemetry unit that provides inpatient care 24 hours a
day to the adult population - 18 and up. Adult patients are
admitted with acute medical and/or surgical conditions, many with
multiple co- morbidities. The care is delivered for a wide range of
diagnoses, some of these include COPD, diabetes, chest pain,
shortness of breath, pneumonia, fever of unknown etiology and fluid
& electrolyte imbalances. 10T also has the capacity for telemetry
monitors up to 16 patients and administers/monitors several cardiac
Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) is the flagship
hospital of Atrium Health, which is distinguished throughout the
Southeastern United States for its excellent patient care and
medical expertise. CMC serves as the region's only Level 1 Trauma
center and is an approved transplant center for heart, kidney,
pancreas and liver. We also serve as one of North Carolina's five
Academic Medical Center Teaching Hospitals, providing residency
training for more than 200 physicians in 15 specialties and serve
as a satellite for the medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The Nurse Aide/Healthcare Technician (CNA) assists in providing
patient care under the direct supervision and control of the
Registered Nurse. Assists in maintaining a clean, safe patient
environment and performs job responsibilities in a safe manner.
Maintains clinical and professional competencies as appropriate to
the needs of the patient population served.
- Supports patients/residents with activities of daily
- Assists patients/residents with personal hygiene.
- Takes vital signs and height and weight measurements.
- Feeds and ambulates patients/residents according to specific
- Maintains patient/resident's rooms in a clean and orderly
- Observes and reports changes in patient/resident
- Orients patients/families to unit and instructs patient on
- Assists with clerical work such as, including answering phones,
entering data and maintaining medical records.
- Maintains stock supply items in inventory management.
- Performs duties as outlined in the scope of Nurse Aide I or
Nurse Aide II tasks (per North Carolina Board of Nursing Nurse Aide
I and Nurse Aide II Tasks List).
- Perform technical tasks with appropriate training such as
administering a 12- Lead Electrocardiogram test and routine
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching,
bending, stretching, stooping, pushing, and pulling. Must be able
to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients,
medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak and understand English
in good understandable terms. Must have manual and finger
dexterity. Physical abilities testing required.
Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required. Current listing with the DFS
Nurse Aide Registry as a Nurse Aide I or with the North Carolina
Board of Nursing as a Nurse Aide II. Current American Heart
Association Basic Cardiac Life Support HealthCare Provider
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our
patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything
we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to
deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our
network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment
where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our
culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve
our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and
the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Atrium Health is an EOE/AA Employer
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