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 staff of 3 East cares for patients with Acute Cardiovascular disorders frequently requiring ambulatory telemetry monitoring, in a Progressive Care Unit environment. These include, but are not limited, to the following patient groups: Acute MIs, following transfer from critical care unit; Heart Failure; Pulmonary Edema; Primary pulmonary hypertension; Arrhythmias; Post-open heart surgery, post endovascular procedures, and post cardiac catheterization patients: s/p pacemaker and ICD insertion; Valvular Heart Disease; and medical/surgical overflow.
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