Job ID: 147668
Category: CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)/ Nursing Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 9, 2022
DescriptionPenn 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.
Come join our award winning ED team !
Penn Presbyterian's ED was recently one of 29 EDs across the country to be recognized by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) as a Lantern Award recipient. This award recognizes emergency departments for exemplary professional practice and innovative performance in the areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy, and research.
Penn Presbyterian's ED specializes in the immediate recognition, evaluation, and treatment of unexpected illnesses or injuries. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the ED is equipped and ready to provide patients with excellent emergency care for all medical and surgical problems. ED nurses work with health care professionals in the surrounding community and from around the world to establish long-term, collaborative relationships. PPMC's ED nurses are committed to being reliable and trustworthy resources for helping provide the most advanced treatment options to meet the needs of patients. They strive to maintain open lines of communication with physicians and their patients to ensure that each patient's care is as seamless as possible. Penn Presbyterian’s ED has undergone a complete renovation to better serve its patients and the community. Some of the modifications include: Enlarged patient waiting and registration areas, all private single patient exam rooms, new staff and public entrances on Powelton Avenue, two new resuscitation rooms, a state of the art patient care room dedicated to eye emergencies, a medical imaging suite, an expanded and fully computerized nursing station, computerized charting systems, wireless bedside registration capability, the addition of the trauma service line, and a redesigned front end to expedite patient flow.
The Emergency Department Technician is an integral member of the health care team who delivers quality care through collaboration and communication with team members. They work under the direct supervision of the registered nurse to support and assist the nurse in the delivery of quality care to patients and families. Some of the major responsibilities will include collection and reporting of patient data, incorporating organizational competencies of superior quality care, and assuming responsibility and accountability for their role performance outcomes while supporting UPHS’s Standards of Excellence.
Must be EMT, CNA, or matriculating nursing student that has successfully completed clinical rotation and has a 3.0 gpa or higher. CPR certification is required and ACLS is preferred. High school diploma required. Previous ED experience preferred.
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.