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VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia) Care Partner in Richmond, Virginia

VCU Health System's New Kent Emergency Department is seeking an hourly Care Partner. The care partner provides direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and the plan of care under the direction of the RN or licensed independent practitioner.

Responsibilities

To provide direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and the plan of care under the direction of the RN or licensed independent practitioner.

Functions under direction of a licensed independent practitioner, manager and/or RN in providing patient care, emotional support, and problem solving; all in accordance with hospital, nursing and unit policy/procedure.

Job duties may include the handling, transportation, access to and/or contact with medications and related supplies.

Qualifications

Required

Completion of state recognized CNA program; or

Completion of one semester of Nursing School Clinical's from an accredited Nursing School Program Or

Completion of EMT program; or Completion of medical assistant program or

One (1) year of medical assistant work experience within the last three (3) years; or

One (1) year of care partner or equivalent work experience within the last three (3) years; or

One (1) year of military corpsman experience within the last three (3) years

AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent

Preferred

Acute care experience as a nursing assistant or aide experience

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