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304202 1 Nursing Assistant

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Rhoads 7 is a 29-bed Oncology/Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. The Rhoads 7 nurses commonly care for patients requiring chemotherapy, symptom management, new diagnoses of liquid and solid tumors, and allogeneic and autologous stem cell transplants. The nursing model employed is that of primary nursing. Primary nursing is particularly important on this unit because patients often have extended stays or frequently return for therapy and complications of that therapy.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.

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Posted: 2020-08-25 Expires: 2020-09-24

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304202 1 Nursing Assistant

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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