CNA - PROGRESSIVE CARE UNIT - NURSE FLOAT / FT - Day/Eve rotation to include rotating weekends & holidays

Job Requisition #: JR60231

End Date: 12/17/2021

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Nursing, Technician (Clinical)

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening

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Are you interested in working for an organization passionate about love and excellence? Join our growing patient care team now!

Primary function:

Provides for the care needs of the patients under the direction of the primary nurse. This position requires employees to demonstrate initial and annual competencies in order to remain in this position. CNA's may be asked to perform other duties within their scope of practice. Discretion and confidentiality are required.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

May perform all treatments and services within the scope of practice of the Certified Nurse Assistant Maryland state licensure.

  • Provides for the hygiene, personal care and activities of daily living, assisting patients with meals, measuring and recording vital signs and reporting abnormal vital signs to the primary nurse.
  • Perform accurate measurement of intake and output, perform EKG and finger stick glucose testing.
  • Other duties may include order entry into Meditech
  • Service Excellence to all customers at all times
  • Patient care competency
  • Adheres to patient safety regulations and initiatives
  • Vital Sign and AccuCheck competency (obtaining, documenting, and reporting accuracy)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Provision of nursing assistant care within scope of practice
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Collaboration with multi-disciplinary team members
  • Teamwork and Flexibility

Scope, purpose, and frequency of contacts:

Daily frequent contact with all levels of Christiana Care staff, patients, and families.

Direction/supervision of others:

None

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Nurse Manager

Assistant Nurse Manager

Charge Nurse

Bedside Nurse

Education and experience requirements:

High school graduate or equivalent AND maintains a license as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

2 years of CNA experience can be substituted in lieu of high school diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:

Ability to:

  • Perform effectively and efficiently in crisis situations
  • Perform work accurately with attention to detail within specified times
  • Handle frequent interruption and adapt to changes in workload
  • Work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Set priorities and solve problems
  • Communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Discretion and confidentiality are required

Special requirements:

Maryland CNA license required

BCLS Certification required

Physical demands:

  • Prolonged standing, walking.
  • Physical and emotional stamina.

Working conditions:

Risk Exposure Category A - Potential for exposure to blood borne/pathogens, HIV, Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C in the performance of this job.

When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy many employee benefits such as

EEO Statement: 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.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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