Patient Attendant Safety Aide - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Med Surg - 3pm-11pm M-F
Duke University Health System
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 230122
Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center,advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and five adult procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and stroke.
Patient Attendant Safety Aide - Duke Raleigh Hospital - Med/Surg
Schedule: 3pm - 1130pm Monday - Friday
The Medical/Surgical Stepdown Unit at Duke Raleigh Hospital is a 45-bed unit that serves patients with a wide range of diagnoses to include but not limited to sepsis, pneumonia, diabetes, sickle cell, and gastrointestinal complications. The unit also provides care to patients with mental health disorders and stepdown level of care patients (this includes cardiac drips, post cath lab recovery, peritoneal dialysis and more).
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Constant and direct observation of the patient.
Monitoring changes in the patient's physical, emotional, and mental condition. Communicate the status of the patient, including any changes. Observing and reporting patients' behavioral changes.
Document observation in the electronic health record.
Support staff with ambulation and mobilization of patients.
Support staff with personal hygiene: bathing, oral hygiene, nail care, and grooming. Support staff with repositioning, feeding, and toileting.
Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires completion of a high school diploma or equivalent.
Work generally requires six months of experience in the hospital setting.
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