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Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 234967
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Perform work under the supervision of a registere d nurse, the patientattendant safety aide maintains constant direct obse rvation andvisualization of identified patient(s).
Constant and direct observation of the patient.Monitoring c hanges in the patient's physical, emotional, and mentalcondition. Commun icate the status of the patient, including any changes.Observing and rep orting patients' behavioral changes.Document observation in electronich ealth record.Support staff with ambulation and mobilization of patients. Support staff with personal hygiene: bathing, oral hygiene, nail care,an d grooming. Support staff with repositioning, feeding, and toileting.Oth er duties as assigned:Personal Protective Equipment Observer: Assist wit h applying andremoving of clinical outerwear of health care professional s.Screener: Assist with wellness screening of employees upon arrival tot he hospital.
Understa nds basic first aid and CPR, and is capable of administeringthem if need be.Demonstrates a personal interest in the health and well-being of oth ers.Is willing to place the needs of others first.Has the ability to wor k without supervision.Is able to maintain patient confidentiality.Posses ses good time management skills.Has good physical strength and stamina.< /p>
Work requires completion of a high school diploma or equivalent.
Work generally requires six months of experience in the hospital setting. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
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