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Nursing Assistant I

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Job ID: 959437
Facility: Vidant North Hospital
Location: Roanoke Rapids, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Aug 23, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About ECU Health North Hospital

ECU Health North Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, 204-bed acute bed facility serving Halifax, Northampton and Warren counties in the north-central region of North Carolina. Its service area also reaches into southern Virginia. With more than 600 team members, the hospital offers a broad range of medical and surgical services. It features a 24-hour emergency department and offers advanced diagnostics as well as specialty and primary care.

Position Summary

The Unit Secretary is responsible for the safe, efficient, and cost-effective performance of the clerical duties of the patient care unit. As a member of a team of healthcare professionals, the unit secretary functions as a focal communication source in the nursing station, interacting with culturally diverse patients and visitors across the lifespan, all members of the interprofessional healthcare team, and community contacts. The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) assists in the delivery of routine, repetitive care for patients across the lifespan that is safe, efficient, expedient, cost-effective, and adherent to all quality standards of care. The CNA assists in the delivery of care under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse, and provides care that is grounded in mutually beneficial partnerships with patients and families. The CNA will behave in a manner consistent with the ethical standards of all health care professionals. As a member of a team of health care professionals, the CNA assists in the care of patients in a wide variety of clinical settings, and work responsibilities will include a combination of patient clinical contact and clerical duties. The CNA will document in the electronic health record factual, accurate, complete, and timely information about the care provided to each patient and family.

Minimum Requirements

  • Current American Heart Association HeartSaver certification is required
  • Listed with the N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation as a Nursing Assistant I
  • Non violent crisis intervention training.  If not current at time of hire must complete within first 30 days of employment and maintained without lapse during employment.

Other Information

Department: Medical Surgical 

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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