Per Diem Certified Nursing Assistant - Burn Care Therapy (BCT)

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Sep 19, 2023
Nursing Therapy

Job Description

Position Summary As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada's highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients. We are home to Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Care Center, and Transplant Center. We are a Pathway Designated facility by ANCC, and we are on our journey to Magnet status. Position Summary: Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, assists the nursing staff in performing routine nursing care duties, and to provide assistance in the care of patients and their environments. Job Requirement Education/Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school and six (6) months of clinical experience. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid Certification by the State of Nevada Board of Nursing as a Nursing Assistant. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements PREFERENCES WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO DOCUMENT THE FOLLOWING: Recent Document Experience: B urn/wound care experience to include dressing skills Working directly with a WOCN team Acute Care/Ambulatory Setting Basic computer skills Excellent customer skills Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; operation of general office equipment; basic medical terminology; basic mathematics; medical equipment; and universal precautions; department and hospital safety practices; patient rights; infection control practices and policies; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices. Skill in: Performing and documenting vital signs; measuring and recording input and output; providing and assisting with activities of daily living; using good body mechanics; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds under stressful conditions; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time and strength to assist in the examination and treatment of varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.