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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Ambulatory - Operating Room - Radnor

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Job ID: 193188
Category: CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)/ Nursing Assistant
Work Type: FT
Location: Radnor, PA, United States
Work Schedule: 8:30am-5:00pm

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Description

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?

Penn Medicine Radnor is now located in a brand-new facility at 145 King of Prussia Road.

This state-of-the-art outpatient medical facility was built around patient needs. Penn Medicine Radnor provides expert primary and specialty health care, plus a full range of medical services — right in your Mainline community. We are seeking a full time Certified Nursing assistant to join our team. 

Summary:

  • The certified nursing assistant 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 HUPs Standards of Excellence. The Nursing Assistant must be a currently certified nursing assistant.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares exam rooms for provider evaluation of patients. Maintains adequate stock levels of medical supplies and other required items in the exam rooms 
  • Performs appropriate inventory control methods; orders medical supplies to ensure ongoing patient care isn’t compromised by lack of necessary items. 
  •  Assists with data collection for nursing history and physical (vital signs, height, weight, blood sugar results, functional status) and communicates changes to the RN or CRNP in a timely fashion 
  • Provides patient and family information to the RN or CRNP for coordination of care 
  • Retrieves supplies from medical supply vendors or in-house sources. Secures stock items in appropriate location. Delivers patient specific items to the assigned RN or CRNP • Maintains a safe environment and protects the patient from injury by observing the patient who may be at risk for falls, confusion, disorientation, wandering or suicidal behaviors 
  • Participates in staff meetings • Performs periodic quality control on urinalysis and pregnancy tests. 
  • Assists the physician or CRNP to perform physical exams 
  •  Documents findings and patient results on patient documents and in the patients EMR • Assists in evaluating nursing care given by comparing the patient's functional status from day to day and discussing this with the nurse. 
  • Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures 
  •  Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization

Credentials:

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Certified Nurse Aid (Required)
  • CNA Certification by the State of Pennsylvania

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
  • H.S. Diploma/GED required.
  • Other
  • Matriculated in an accredited BSN Nursing Program preferred; minimally completed the nursing foundations/fundamentals clinical course with a 3.0 GPA overall and in the nursing major

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.

Live Your Life's Work

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.

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