CNA/PCT Union Hospital Campus - Full Time and Part Time - Day/Eve and Eve/Mid 12 hour Shifts
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Elkton, Maryland
Internal Number: JR68359
Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values ofLoveandExcellenceand are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!
ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,299 beds between our hospitals and are committed to delivering the best patient care in the region. We are proud to that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our Ambulatory Services, and HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition(r).
ChristianaCareis currently seeking full-time and part time Sr. CNA'S / PCT II's at our Union Hosptial Campus located in Elkton, Maryland across multiple units.
The Certified Nursing Assistant (Sr. CNA) / Patient Care Technician II (PCT II) supports activities of daily living under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN) with an expectation to support the organizations patient safety goals and initiatives. In addition to direct patient care, the CNA / PCT II position requires the execution of clerical duties to help support the nursing staff and patients.
Christiana Care Offers:
Robust benefit package including full medical, dental and vision
403(b) with a company match
Generous paid time off
Tuition assistance for full time employees
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
Education and experience requirements:
High school graduate or equivalentANDone or more of the below qualifications:
Previous patient care experience including taking vital signs
Nursing student who has successfully completed clinical hours or completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program
Licensed CNA's will be required to perform provision of nursing assistant care within scope of practice including IV insertions
Acceptance into a Christiana Care approved Patient Care Technician training program
2 years clerical or related experience preferred
Performs assigned nursing duties for the comfort and well-being of patients.
Performs and accurately records vital signs, Accu-checks, bathing, grooming, toileting, feeding, and mobilizing patients.
Performs successful finger sticks on patients, defined procedures on point of care instrumentation and EKGs.
Following established policies and procedures, additional duties may include phlebotomy venipuncture.
Responds with promptness, compassion, and interest to needs of patients.
Demonstrates proficiency using required computer skills to document in the electronic medical record.
Performs Unit Clerk duties such as, answering phones, entering charges, calling provider consults, setting up patient transportation, assisting staff with clerical needs and audits and coordinates maintenance of unit supplies.
Responds to patient crisis and initiates interventions within the scope of responsibilities and notifies RN.
Scope, purpose, and frequency of contacts:
Daily contact with patients, family members, visitors, employees, medical staff, volunteers, and students.
Direction/supervision of others:
Nurse Manager. Assistant Nurse Manager. Receives direction from RN.
Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:
Knowledge of basic nursing care provided for specific patient population of unit.
Knowledge of department standards, selected procedures, nursing practice guidelines and procedures.
Ability to acquire information to identify patient needs and to deliver care as needed.
Ability to work quickly and thoroughly
Ability to recognize changes in patient status, take appropriate action and advise RN
Ability to perform basic math skills.
Ability to use appropriate safety measures for patients, employees and self.
Ability to follow universal precautions at all times.
Ability to exercise judgment, tact and diplomacy.
Ability to respond to patient crisis situations under the direction of the RN, following ChristianaCare protocol
Ability to show strength in basic computer skills
BLS Certification required.
Ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, lift, push, pull, carry, reach, twist, handle, stoop, climb as per unit based Physical Demand Checklist.
Frequent exposure to biological elements with occasional exposure to chemical and environmental elements, as per unit based Physical Demands Checklist.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.