Unit Assistant - CNA - CVICU - Days
Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.

Gainesville, Georgia

Posted in Health and Safety

Job Info

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This Unit Assistant position is Full Time Days.

Schedule: 7:00 - 7:00, 3 12 hour shifts per week. Days of the week vary with every other weekend rotation.

Location: NGMC Gainesville Cardiovascular Intensive Care

Department overview:

The Ronnie Green Heart Center (CVICU) is an 18-bed in-patient unit with bedside monitors for hemodynamic monitoring. The unit provides comprehensive care to cardiac/vascular/surgical patients requiring intense monitoring and nursing care. Patient care in the CVICU includes early detection and prevention of complications, management of complex physiological problems, patient/family education and family psychosocial support systems. The unit's focus is patients requiring cardiac and vascular surgery, TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement), Mitral Clips, ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation), CRRT (continuous renal replacement therapy), ventricular assist device (VAD), IABP (intra-aortic balloon pump), and advanced ventilator management.

Job Summary:

A non-licensed, staff member who is trained to be flexible in a variety of nursing support and transport duties. Performs a variety of clinical tasks including, but not limited to nursing units, cleaning and stocking of patients' rooms and other unit areas, and direct patient care within the scope of defined practice. Functions under the direct supervision of the shift primary nurse. Cares for patients in the adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Current Georgia Certified Nursing Assistant or successful completion of Fundamentals of Nursing Course if a nursing student
  • Must have Basic Life Support Certification through the American Heart Association
  • Previous experience in patient care setting preferred but not required

We're looking for someone who:
  • Admits mistakes and shortcomings
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Takes Initiative
  • Empathetic
  • Promotes Teamwork
  • Adapts to Change

Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.

Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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