VCU Health System Care Partner in Richmond, Virginia
Medicine Specialty Unit
1250 E. Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23219
VCU Health System's Medicine Specialty Unit is seeking a FT 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
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.
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