Care Partner-Pediatric Emergency Dept-FT Afternoons

Tennessee, Nashville Nashville USA
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Care Partner-Full Time Afternoons Pediatric Emergency Dept Req #2006634 JOB SUMMARY: Assist with the delivery of patient care and maintenance of unit environmental standards under the supervision of a licensed nurse.Position Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED

Other : 1) Current enrollment in a program of professional nursing RN and successful completion of first semester of nursing school to include nursing fundamentals clinical, or 2) Graduation from a Nursing Assistant or Aide Training Program, or 3) Min of one year previous experience as a care partner or nursing assistant/technician.

1 year of experience

Strongly Preferred: Certified Nursing Assistant

Pediatric experience

flexibility

Strong interpersonal & communication skills

Dependable/reliable

Shift/Hours: 3 shifts/week, 2:00 pm-2:00 am

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist with the delivery of patient care and maintenance of unit environmental standards under the supervision of a licensed nurse.

Assists with day to day delivery of patient care.

Facilitates efficient and safe patient care and flow by following work area standards.

Serves as a liaison for communication and education of patient and family needs.

Supports unit operations and patient flow by maintaining supplies, equipment and unit environmental standards.

The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.

VUMC Recent Accomplishments Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:· US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center at http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/billwilkerson/ ), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training· Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.· Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"· The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score· National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US· Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee· Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer· American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the USHigh School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and Other : 1) Current enrollment in a program of professional nursing RN and successful completion of first semester of nursing school to include nursing fundamentals clinical, or 2) Graduation from a Nursing Assistant or Aide Training Program, or 3) Min of one year previous experience as a care partner or nursing assistant/technician. and < 1 year relevant experienceLicensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:Heavy Work category requiring exertion of 50 to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 20 to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to 10 to 20 lbs. of force continually to move objects.

MovementOccasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device

Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.

Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

Occasional: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.

Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces

Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.

Continuous: Walking: Moving about on foot.

SensoryFrequent: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.

Continuous: Feeling: Ability to perceive size, shape, temperature, texture by touch with fingertips.

Environmental ConditionsOccasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.

Frequent: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.

Job Care Partner/CNA/CNTOrganization: Pediatric Emergency Cohort 10 209224Title: Care Partner-Pediatric Emergency Dept-FT AfternoonsLocation: TN-Nashville-Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at VanderbiltRequisition ID: 2006634Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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Job Details

ID #5062212
State Tennessee
City Nashville
Full-time
USD
Source Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Showed 2020-10-17
Date 2020-10-18
Deadline 2020-12-16
Category Et cetera
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