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305818 Nursing Assistant

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Gift of Life Donor Program at Penn Medicine is looking for a certified nursing assistant to join their team full time. This innovative, state of the art unit is the first of its kind in the Philadelphia region. Poised to open in the Spring of 2022, this new unit was designed to provide optimal care of the donor while maximizing the partnerships between Gift of Life and Penn Medicine staff. The Gift of Life Donor Program at Penn Medicine is a local resource that will benefit not only, transplant patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), but also, centers across the Philadelphia region, to help save lives beyond the hospital.This is a blended role that offers a unique opportunity to work within the Gift of Life Donor Center while rotating across some of the health systems highest-acuity Intensive Care units based on and assigned by need. Certified nursing assistants in the center will partner with an interdisciplinary team including clinical nurses, intensivists, advanced practice providers, respiratory therapists, and Gift of Life staff to provide cutting edge care to maximize the potential for organ donation. The Nursing Assistant supports the practice by collecting and reporting patient data and incorporating organizational competencies while working under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Accountabilities of this role include ensuring unit is adequately stocked with supplies, assisting the registered nurse in providing care of the donor, and facilitating communication between team members through phone and electronic communication.The Nursing Assistant possesses the knowledge, skills and the attitude to effectively meet standards for competent practice. The CNA exhibits UPHS organizational behavioral competencies which reflect its mission and are embedded in the professional practice competency domains. The CNA demonstrates a commitment to the unit and organization by building partnerships and working collaboratively to meet shared goals and using thought, knowledge, logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions. The CNA develops and delivers multi-modal communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of the populations served.

Minimum Requirements:\n• Must have high school diploma and be certified as a CNA.\n• Experience working in an ICU setting is a plus\n• Must possess active BLS/CPR as a healthcare provider as per the American Heart Association at time of hire.

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Posted: 2022-02-14 Expires: 2022-08-09

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Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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