VCU Health System Care Partner in Richmond, Virginia

Care Partner

Req. #:

46306

Department:

Acute Care Oncology

Location:

1200 E. Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Schedule:

PRN

Shift:

5: Day/Night

Hours:

Contact Information:

Contact: Brandi Yeager

Tel: (804) 628-3503

Fax: (804) 628-0049

Email:

Brandi.Yeager@vcuhealth.org

Job Details:

VCU Health System's Acute Care Oncology is seeking a 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 first semester junior year in an accredited BSN program dependent upon school curriculum. VCU/MCV BSN students - completion of sophomore year, Nursing 201, 202, 261.

Accredited Associate Degree and Diploma programs - completion of first year or a minimum of two semesters of basic nursing courses.

Specialty areas e.g. pediatrics, women`s health, psychiatry may require completion of a clinical rotation in that area; or

Completion of EMT program; or Completion of medical assistant program

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

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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