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304251 Nursing Assistant

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Dulles 6 is a 28 bed medical oncology unit with a 1:3-4 nurse: patient ratio. We provide care to patients, age 18 years and older. The patients on Dulles have a wide range of oncologic diagnosis from solid tumors including breast cancer, lung cancer, GI cancers, testicular cancer and head and neck cancers, along with hematologic malignancies including leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. Dulles 6 RNs are trained in the delivery of chemotherapy and biotherapy, autologous stems cell transplant and clinical research trials. We see patients through many phases of their cancer care from new diagnosis, chemotherapy or radiation treatment, and symptom management. Close relationships are developed between the patients and the rest of the care team. The ideal candidate will be a team player, compassionate, empathetic, and motivated to provide the highest level of care to our patients. Oncology experience and/or ONS chemo certification is a plus but not required.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: 2021-06-25 Expires: 2021-11-18

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304251 Nursing Assistant

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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