Penn Medicine Nursing Assistant- Medical ICU @ HUP in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nursing Assistant- Medical ICU @ HUP
Job ID :88474
Job Category: CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)/ Nursing Assistant
Specialty Area: CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)/ Nursing Assista
Primary Shift: Night
Work Schedule: Full time Nights
Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Address: 3400 Spruce St
Education Required: High School Diploma/GED
Experience Required: Per Position Description
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
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.
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Position Description :
The Medical ICU at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is looking for a full time Nursing Assistant to join their team. The MICU at HUP has two locations within the hospital - Founders 9 and Donner 3. Our patient population consists of pre andpost liver and lung transplant, hematological and solid cancers, BMT, sepsis, and Targeted Temperature Management (TTM), as well as all medical ailments requiring world-class critical care interventions.
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) work under the direct supervision of RNs and support numerous fast-paced, high volume areas of the hospitals and practices within UPHS by delivering high quality care to patients and families through collaboration and communicationwith his/her team. Tasks include, but are not limited to, the following: taking, recording and monitoring vital signs; lifting, turning and feeding patients; providing O2 therapy and reporting acute changes in ventilation and circulation; promoting infectioncontrol and safety by maintaining a clean and safe work and patient environment; meeting patients’ personal hygiene needs and assisting with ADLs; and making beds.
Minimum Requirements :
• HS Diploma or equivalent
• Graduate of a CNA program
• CPR required
• Must be a certified by the State of Pennsylvania as a CNA.
• In lieu of certification, must be a nursing student matriculated in an accredited BSN nursing program having minimally completed the nursing foundations/fundamentals clinical course with a 3.0 GPA overall and in the nursing major and continue to maintain a 3.0 GPA in all nursing major subjects.
Additional Information :
Our Medical ICU is a dynamic, collaborative unit that specializes in treating patients flown in from all over the world for our definitive treatments. As a top 10 U.S. News & World Report Hospital, ANCC Magnet organization, and an AACN Silver Beacon Unit,our mission is to provide the highest quality of care to the most highly acute, complex patient population on the East Coast. As an integral part of our interdisciplinary team, you will be collaborating with premier pulmonary and critical care specialists,pharmacists, respiratory therapists, nutrition support specialists, social services and our patients and families. Our patient population consists of pre and post liver and lung transplant, hematological and solid cancers, BMT, sepsis, and Targeted TemperatureManagement (TTM), as well as all medical ailments requiring world-class critical care interventions. Our cutting edge programs – TTM, proning for severe ARDS, early goal directed protocols for sepsis, and the initiation of ECMO are just some of the excitingmedical practices our nurses experience. This is a healthy and active work environment with a robust Nursing Shared Governance model and a unit council that emphasizes multidisciplinary teamwork and collaborative decision making.
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.
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