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HR-Talent Acquisition-Associate Director
Main Campus Jackson
Certified Nursing Assistant - Night Shift
To assist the nursing staff in the rendering of patient care by providing direct and indirect patient care under the guidance and direction of the registered nurse and in accordance with UMMC policy and nursing practice laws and regulations. To perform clerical/receptionist responsibilities and tasks as assigned. To provide patient care to psychologically impaired or emotionally disturbed individuals under the direction of a charge nurse or nurse manager in accordance with the institutional policies and procedures. Must be able to lift, reposition and transport patients, linen carts, dietary trays and other equipment using proper body mechanics.
Education & Experience
No experience required.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with the Mississippi State Department of Health required; CPR (Heartsaver or BLS) required within 90 days of employment.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Verbal and written communication skills. Ability to provide patient care and services. Ability to react calmly in emergency situations. Knowledge of medical terminology. Skill in use of personal computers and related software applications. Interpersonal and customer service skills. Ability to input and verify pc data.
Performs all duties of a hospital tech, which include but are not limited to the collection and recording of vital signs, activities of daily living, turning patients, linen changes
Performs a wide range of clerical duties which may include scheduling appointments and arranging transportation for patients.
Collects and delivers specimens and supplies to appropriate locations within the acceptable time frames as directed.
Cleans and assembles equipment. Appropriately charges for supplies/equipment and reports equipment in need of repair to nurse manager.
Performs venipuncture, blood glucose testing, and point of care testing in accordance with established procedures. Performs computerized EKGs according to policy and procedure and provides copies for the patient's chart and the heart station.
Assists the RN in meeting patient's elimination needs by performing urinary catheter removal, administering enemas, and by emptying bedpans, foleys, and ostomies.
Operates sterilization equipment and performs sterilization on instruments including identification and packaging.
The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.
Physical and Environmental Demands
Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, occasional exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, occasional work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds, occasional crawling, frequent crouching/stooping, occasional kneeling, frequent pushing/pulling, frequent reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing, frequent twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)
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Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified):
Posted 6 Days Ago
The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), headquartered in Jackson, is the state's only academic medical center. Here, we work to improve the lives of Mississippians through our three missions of education, research, and health care.
Education: UMMC includes seven health science schools: medicine, nursing, dentistry, health related professions, graduate studies, population health, and pharmacy. (The School of Pharmacy is headquartered on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford.) Enrollment in all programs is more than 3,000 students.
Research: From world-renowned studies on heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension to advanced treatment for cancer and a human physiology simulation program used by NASA, researchers at UMMC are unraveling the diseases that affect Mississippians, while creating new, high-tech jobs and injecting tens of millions of dollars annually into the state's economy.
Health Care: UMMC provides a wide-range of patient care programs. At our main campus in Jackson, in addition to outpatient clinics, we offer a women and infant’s hospital and a critical care hospital along with University Hospital, plus the state’s only:
Children’s hospital (Batson Children’s Hospital)
Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
Heart, kidney, liver, and pancreas transplant programs
Level 1 trauma center
Adult and pediatric congenital heart programs
Children’s cancer care program
We also care for Mississippians statewide with community hospitals UMMC Grenada, UMMC Holmes County, plus pediatric clinics in Tupelo, Hattiesburg and the Gulf Coast. In addition, our Center for Telehealth offers specialized care remotely, through online video chat technology, at more than two hundred locations throughout the state.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The Medical Center complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to the Office of the Director, Employee Relations, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216-4505.