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307111 Nursing Assistant

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
5 Northwest is a 25 bed general medicine unit with telemetry. A unique setting of an urban academic medical center located in the heart of West Philadelphia that affords a community hospital feeling. Clinicians have the opportunity to build lasting relationships and make positive changes in the lives of the patients we serve as well as the opportunity to provide exceptional healthcare resources to a historically underserved community. Our interdisciplinary teams deliver high quality, safe patient centered care to a diverse patient population with advanced medical disorders that include, but are not limited to heart disease, respiratory failure, gastrointestinal disorders, renal failure, infectious disease, sickle cell disease, and drug and alcohol withdrawal. In addition, we offer a supportive and individualized structured onboarding process. This is a rewarding place to work that offers many personal and professional opportunities, but also challenges you to be a part of spirited innovation.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 communication with 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 infection control and safety by maintaining a clean and safe work and patient environment; meeting patients personal hygiene needs and assisting with ADLs; and making beds.

HS Diploma or equivalent, graduate of a CNA program and CPR required. Must be a certified by the State of Pennsylvania as a CNA.

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Posted: 2022-01-06 Expires: 2022-06-13

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307111 Nursing Assistant

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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