Penn Medicine Nursing Assistant - Certified- SICU in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nursing Assistant - Certified- SICU
Job ID :67987
Job Category: CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)/ Nursing Assistant
Specialty Area: CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)/ Nursing Assista
Primary Shift: Day
Work Schedule: As Determined by Department
Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Address: 59 N 39th St
Education Required: High School Diploma/GED
Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?
Position Description :
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) work under the direct supervision of RNs and support numerous fast-paced, high volume areas of the hospitals and practices within UPHS by delivering high quality care to patients and families through collaboration and communication with his/her team. Tasks include, but are not limited to, the following: taking, recording and monitoring vital signs; lifting, turning and feeding patients; providing O2 therapy and reporting acute changes in ventilation and circulation; promoting infection control and safety by maintaining a clean and safe work and patient environment; meeting patients’ personal hygiene needs and assisting with ADLs; and making beds.
Minimum Requirements :
HS Diploma or equivalent, graduate of a CNA program and CPR required. Must be a certified by the State of Pennsylvania as a CNA and have at least one year of prior experience in a hospital setting. May consider nursing students who have successfully completed a clinical rotation in their nursing program.
Additional Information :
The staff of the SICU primarily cares for post-operative critically ill patients with broad range of disease processes. The SICU patient population includes trauma patients, neuromedical, neurosurgical, general surgical, thoracic and sub-specialties including orthopedics, urology, ENT, and GYN.
Clinical nursing assistants have completed a state-approved program. Within the TSICU, clinical nursing assistants are oriented to the role of unit clerk and perform both functions.
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.
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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.