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361400 Nursing Assistant

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
ACE (Acute Care of the Elderly) is a 24 bed medical surgical unit with a specialized focus on patients 65 and older. Our primary goal and objective is to ensure an excellent patient experience by providing our patients and families with the highest quality of nursing care. An example of some diagnoses that are treated on the ACE Unit are: UTI, Sepsis, CHF, Falls, Pneumonia, COPD, Cancer, GI Bleed, Hospice, Dementia, in addition to managing co-morbidities. ACE also admits patients requiring surgical intervention and post-operative care. While managing the mentioned diagnosis, some of the clinical skills performed on a daily basis consist of: trach care, peg tubes, foley care, chest tubes, central lines, j/p drains, wound care, complex medication administration, blood administration and constant communication with the interdisciplinary team. The Nursing Assistant assists nurses in the delivery of nursing care through participation in the nursing process. Demonstrates regard for the dignity and respect of all patients, their families, guests and representatives of other organizations as well as fellow employees, volunteers and medical staff in support of the Medical Center's mission to provide consistent quality health care services in a professional, caring and responsive environment. Will demonstrate responsibility for individual performance and efficient utilization of products, supplies, and equipment. Will utilize time to insure the timely completion of duties and to promote financial viability through provision of services a reasonable cost.

QUALIFICATIONS\n Education\n• High School Diploma or equivalent\n• Completion of UAP course or Nursing 101.\n\n Related Work Experience\n• Not required but prefer six months of Nursing Assistant experience or currently enrolled in LPN/RN nursing program with successful completion of Nursing I.\n\n LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS\n• Basic Life Saving certification (BLS) for healthcare providers\n\n SPECIALIZED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS\n• Customer Service skills

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Posted: 2020-11-18 Expires: 2020-12-18

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361400 Nursing Assistant

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

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