VCU Health System Care Partner in Richmond, Virginia

Care Partner

Req. #:

56176

Department:

Acute Care Oncology

Location:

1200 E. Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Schedule:

PRN

Shift:

7: Rotating

Hours:

Job Details:

VCU Health System's Acute Care Oncology is seeking a hourly Care Partner. The care partner provides direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and the plan of care under the direction of the RN or licensed independent practitioner.

Responsibilities

To provide direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and the plan of care under the direction of the RN or licensed independent practitioner.

Functions under direction of a licensed independent practitioner, manager and/or RN in providing patient care, emotional support, and problem solving; all in accordance with hospital, nursing and unit policy/procedure.

Job duties may include the handling, transportation, access to and/or contact with medications and related supplies.

Qualifications

Required

Completion of state recognized CNA program; or

Completion of one semester of Nursing School Clinical's from an accredited Nursing School Program or

Completion of EMT program; or Completion of medical assistant program or

One (1) year of medical assistant work experience within the last three (3) years; or

One (1) year of care partner or equivalent work experience within the last three (3) years; or

One (1) year of military corpsman experience within the last three (3) years

AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent

Preferred

Acute care experience as a nursing assistant or aide experience

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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