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 and have at least one year of prior experience in a hospital setting. May consider nursing students who have successfully completed a clinical rotation in their nursing program.
The Presbyterian Center for Continuing Care recently moved to the Rittenhouse location on 1800 Lombard however, still operating under Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.
The PCCC is a hospital based subacute unit operating under the PA and CMS long-term care regulations. The unit is focused on providing orthopedic rehabilitation care. The facility has 19 private beds for admission with dining and activity areas available for resident use. The purpose of the unit is to bridge the gap between hospital and home care for those who meet the orthopedic/ skilled care criteria.
The PCCC at employs a staff consisting of professionals from nursing, rehabilitation and other fields who take a team approach to patient care. They work closely with the patient and their family to develop the treatment and discharge plans best suited to the patient’s individual needs, and can provide any services a patient in a hospital setting might require, including laboratory, radiology and respiratory therapy.
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