Certified Nursing Assistant-(CNA) SSU Unit - FT Eve/Midnight - 6:30P-7A
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Elkton, Maryland
Internal Number: JR61040
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Provides for the care needs of the patients under the direction of the primary nurse. This position requires employees to demonstrate initial and annual proficiencies in order to remain in this position. CNA's may be asked to perform other duties within their scope of practice. Discretion and confidentiality are required.
Principal duties and responsibilities:
Evening/Midnight shift -12 Hour shifts from 6:30PM - 7:00AM with Every other weekend and rotating holidays in the SSU(Surgical Specialty Unit)
May perform all treatments and services within the scope of practice of the Certified Nurse Assistant Maryland state licensure.
Provides for the hygiene, personal care and activities of daily living, assisting patients with meals, measuring and recording vital signs and reporting abnormal vital signs to the primary nurse.
Perform accurate measurement of intake and output, perform EKG and finger stick glucose testing.
Other duties may include order entry into Meditech
Service Excellence to all customers at all times
Patient care competency
Adheres to patient safety regulations and initiatives
Vital Sign and AccuCheck competency (obtaining, documenting, and reporting accuracy)
Basic computer skills
Provision of nursing assistant care within scope of practice
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Collaboration with multi-disciplinary team members
Teamwork and Flexibility
Scope, purpose, and frequency of contacts:
Daily frequent contact with all levels of Christiana Care staff, patients, and families.
Direction/supervision of others:
Assistant Nurse Manager
Education and experience requirements:
High school graduate or equivalent
Maintains a license as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the State of Maryland, USA
Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:
Perform optimally and efficiently in crisis situations
Perform work accurately with attention to detail within specified times
Handle frequent interruption and adapt to changes in workload
Work independently with minimal direct supervision
Set priorities and solve problems
Communicate optimally (verbal and written)
Discretion and confidentiality are required
Maryland CNA license required
BCLS Certification required
Prolonged standing, walking.
Physical and emotional stamina.
Risk Exposure Category A - Potential for exposure to blood borne/pathogens, HIV, Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C in the performance of this job.
When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy many employee benefits such as
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.