Duke University Professional Nursing Assistant(PNA) Hosp Based Clinics/AC Summer 2018 in Durham, North Carolina


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2018 Hospital Based Clinics/Ambulatory Services

2018 Application Process: As easy as 1,2,3!

1. Apply Online to Req # 100042018 and upload your resume. Application deadline is April 2, 2018. (No applications will be accepted after this date!) Please complete the required mandatory survey below in step 2 to be considered

Duke University Health System PNA 2018 Program

1. Enter References: Approximately 7-14 business days after you apply, you will receive an email from Skill Survey to enter names and email addresses of 5 professional references (can be clinical instructors, preceptors, current or previous employers, etc). All references must be completed/received by Feb 20, 2016. You can log into Skill Survey to check status of references .

Recommendation letters/written references do not need to be submitted this year. We no longer accept faxed, email, or mailed references.

Once you have completed these 3 steps, your application for the Summer 2016 PNA program is complete!

Selection Timeline

· Application deadline- April 2, 2018

All references must be completed/received by April 5, 2016. You can log into Skill Survey to check status of references .

· Accepted candidates must obtain NC NAI registry no later than April 17, 2018

NC Division of Health Service Regulation (NCA I)

Center for Aide Regulation and Education Branch - Registry Staff

8 a.m. - 12 noon, and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Monday-Friday

Phone: 919-855-3969

Fax: 919-733-9764

· Program begins- May 30, 2018

· Program ends- Aug 4, 2018

Occupational Summary

Work Performed

Prepare patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures and provide manual assistance as required. Obtain and record patient data for medical records noting and informing RN/LPN of information collected. Administer treatment and personal care procedures to patients including, but not limited to, feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothing, cleaning and trimming fingernails, bed-making, assisting with ambulation, enemas, skin care, and bowel and bladder elimination; provide such additional care as required to meet the personal needs and comfort of assigned patients. Participate in teaching activities by reinforcing teaching instructed by RN and/or physician as needed. Assist physician and nurses with physical examinations by helping position patients, changing non-sterile dressing and weighing patients. Take and record vital signs, record I&O, apply ice bags, administer douches and enemas. Note and report any changes in patient's condition. Turn and position patients, set up and feed patients as necessary, provide patients with fresh drinking water. Perform fingersticks for blood glucose testing, with appropriate training. Assist with admission, discharge, and transportation of patients. Follow standard precautions and use personal protective equipment as required. Collect, deliver and conduct routine tests on patient specimens. Clean assigned area; stock and replenish supplies and equipment as required. Participate in own professional development by maintaining required skills validation and attending educational offerings. Support the development of other staff and formal learners. May also perform sterile dressing change for wounds over 48 hours old, IV fluid assistance activities, oral/nasogastric feeding and urinary catherizations/irrigation. Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are applicable to work performed Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients Working knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and safety precautions applicable to work in a hospital Working knowledge of the organization and physical layout of the hospital Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least 50 pounds Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair patients to various hospital locations may be required Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation tools Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and hospital staff Working knowledge of principles and practices of providing non- professional bedside patient care





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Professional Nursing Assistant(PNA) Hosp Based Clinics/AC Summer 2018



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Duke Nurse Recruitment

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Must be rising juniors or seniors nursing students.

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Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Currently listed as a Nursing Assistant I (NAI) with the Division of Facility Services with no substantiated findings of abuse, fraud, neglect or misappropriation of property. BLS certification must be maintained/completed by the end of new hire orientation, which typically takes place during the first week of employment.