Certified Nursing Assistant - Waccamaw Community Hospital
(Murrells Inlet, SC)
1 month ago (9/9/2020 12:58 PM)
Full Time, Non-Exempt
Varies - Nights
Position Summary: The nursing assistant participates in the
provision of nursing care by performing basic activities of patient
care and related support services as delegated by the licensed
Education: High School Diploma required.
Successful completion of one of the following required:
Successful completion of state approved course of study and
certification testing for Nursing Assistant training
Documented completion of military equivalent
Successful completion of fundamentals semester of nursing
Experience/Qualifications: Previous experience preferred
Licensure/Certification : Certified Nursing Assistant
certification is current and in good standing
Special Skills: Works with patients, families, physicians, and
other health care providers.
Other: American Heart Association Healthcare provider course
with Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required to be
initially completed with the GHS Staff Development Office within 30
calendar days of hire date (exceptions to obtain certification from
a provider other than the GHS Staff Development Office are approved
by Staff development on a case by case basis). BLS Recertification
is required every two years.
Physical Requirements: Medium While performing the duties of
this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists
from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk;
occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time)
to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee
must exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally , and/or 10 to 15
pounds of force frequently , and/or greater than negligible up to
10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.
May be exposed to infectious specimens, diseases, soiled
laundry, lifting and handling heavy patients; however, potential
for personal harm or injury is limited when proper safety and
health precautions are followed. Manual dexterity needed for
handling reports, charts, instruments and equipment. Talking and
hearing essential to communicate with staff, patients and visitors.
Near visual acuity required to work with charts and records,
observe and assist patients, clean and handle equipment.
As our region’s largest health care provider, Tidelands Health
is dedicated to keeping the communities we serve healthy and
active, inside and outside of the hospital. Ours is a singular
commitment: Better health begins here.
Tidelands Health is three hospitals and more than 40 outpatient
locations that stretch from North Myrtle Beach to Hemingway. More
than 200 physicians and 1,800 employee partners are working side by
side with our patients to transform the health of our region --
promoting wellness, preventing illness, encouraging recovery and
Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital
In 2002, Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital opened in
Murrells Inlet to accommodate the needs of the population in the
fastest-growing northern reaches of our system’s service area.
Rated one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery by
Healthgrades in 2015, Tidelands Waccamaw holds Joint Commission
certifications in childbirth and joint replacement and is an
advanced primary stroke center. Tidelands Waccamaw is a Pathway to
Excellence designated hospital signifying the facility as a
best-in-class work environment for nursing professionals.
Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital
Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital is where the Tidelands
Health organization began more than 60 years ago. Steady,
intentional, forward-thinking reinvestment in the facility has
built a leading center of wide-ranging medical care in our
community. Tidelands Georgetown is an advanced primary stroke
center, an accredited chest pain center and a designated
baby-friendly hospital. The facility is also a Pathway to
Excellence designated hospital.
Tidelands Waccamaw Rehabilitation Hospital
Tidelands Waccamaw Rehabilitation Hospital is a hospital within
a hospital, located inside Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital.
It is the region’s only inpatient rehabilitation facility,
providing concentrated physical, occupational and speech therapy
for acute patients. The rehabilitation hospital is one of a select
few facilities in South Carolina accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
Two cancer treatment centers
Tidelands Health was the first to bring radiation therapy to
Georgetown County when we opened the Francis B. Ford Cancer
Treatment Center in 2004. And the system’s cancer treatment options
have expanded at Tidelands Waccamaw Cancer Center in Murrells
Inlet. Striving to deliver even greater quality cancer care,
Tidelands Health is a member of the MUSC Hollings Cancer Center’s
Research Network, providing access to clinical trials research
across the state.
Tidelands NextStep Services
Tidelands NextStep Services is a network of more than a dozen
rehabilitation, pain management and wound care facilities easing
the pain and restoring the mobility of Tidelands residents. The
highly trained therapists and specialists at NextStep provide the
therapies, care and compassion so vital to complete rehabilitation
Primary and specialty care
Tidelands Health Group is our growing network of primary and
specialty care physicians specializing in areas such as family
medicine, dermatology, gastroenterology, oncology, orthopedics,
women’s health and general surgery. These physician practices
continue to grow to meet the evolving needs of patients in
Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties.