Sr. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) / Patient Care Tech II (PCT II) Cecil Campus

Job Requisition #: JR64371

End Date: 8/26/2022

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Nursing, Technician (Clinical)

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and 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®.

ChristianaCare is currently seeking full-time and part time Sr. CNA'S / PCT II's at our Cecil 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 equivalent AND one 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

Key Responsibilities:

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:

None

Direction/supervision received:

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

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

BLS Certification required.

Physical demands:

Ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, lift, push, pull, carry, reach, twist, handle, stoop, climb as per unit based Physical Demand Checklist.

Working conditions:

Frequent exposure to biological elements with occasional exposure to chemical and environmental elements, as per unit based Physical Demands Checklist.

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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