Per Diem CNA (Weekend Committed)-Magee Rehab at Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Type: Part Time





Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES

JOB SUMMARY: The Nursing Assistant provides patient care and treatment under the direction of professional staff. The Nursing Assistant is responsible for working as a team player, on both the nursing unit and in other areas of the hospital assisting the patient, family and professional staff in achieving the patient s goals.

Essential Accountabilities:

The Nursing Assistant is accountable for the following areas:

* Demonstrates commitment to patient care and the patient care team.

* Understands the philosophy of the Department of Nursing, Department of Rehab Services and understands the philosophy of the hospital along with Hospital Policies and the Mission Statement.

* Has the ability to communicate effectively and appropriately to supervisors, staff and patients.

* Is able to identify resources available to meet the needs of the patients.

* Practices patient confidentiality and respect for patient rights utilizing HIPAA standards and the current organizations Patient Bill of Rights.

* Assists in unit based Quality Assessment activities.

* Must be able to exert 35 pounds of force while pulling, pushing or lifting patients and/or devices.

QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Certified Nursing Assistant

* CPR Certification.

EDUCATION:

* High School education or equivalent.

* Graduate of Nursing Assistant training program.

LICENSURE:

* Certified Nursing Assistant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

EXPERIENCE:

1. One year as a Nursing Assistant, preferred.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.

CLOSING STATEMENT

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.

Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

PAR REFERENCE CODE

10787

As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.