Penn Medicine Nursing Assistant/Unit Coordinator, Telemetry in West Chester, Pennsylvania
Nursing Assistant/Unit Coordinator, Telemetry
Job ID :97393
Job Category: Clinical Support
Specialty Area: Clinical Support
Primary Shift: Variable
Work Schedule: Per Diem, Varied Shifts
Penn Medicine Entity: Chester County Hospital
Location: West Chester, PA
Address: 701 E Marshall St
Education Required: Per Position Description
Experience Required: Per Position Description
Employment Type: Per Diem
Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?
Position Description :
Something grand is happening here.
For more than 125 years, we've been looking toward the future. Unafraid to embrace the unknown, always willing to bring our best to conquer the next challenge. As part of the region's #1 health system, Chester County Hospital is evolving, growing and changing, while keeping our uniquely compassionate care intact. Bringing expansive technological advancements and access to new treatment options, right here to you. Our hospital is undergoing our largest expansion yet, implementing programmatic innovation to bring new possibilities for all who come to us for care. With 250,000 square feet of progressive design, we're not only building a better space for healing, we're defining the future of medicine in our community. It's one more reason why your life is worth Penn Medicine.
Our Nursing Department has achieved Magnet® recognition. Our Nursing Assistants provide patient care under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse, with duties that support the operation of the nursing unit. The Unit Coordinator is responsible for general office management, clerical and receptionist duties; facilitating order entry and processing; coordinating administrative support activities on the nursing unit.
3 North Telemetry is an additional unit providing cardiac monitoring services for our patients, primarily focusing on cardiac disorders and rhythm disturbances. We follow the American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines for the management of heart failure and participate in the AHA Get with the Guidelines program. The unit is staffed by RNs, Nursing Assistants and Unit Coordinators and is supported by a management team of Charge Nurses and a Director. The unit offers excellent team work and a fast-paced environment, requiring the ability to re-prioritize throughout the day. Our RNs receive additional support from a Clinical Educator and scheduling that offers work-life balance. Come join a motivated and innovative team, a supportive culture, in a leading and growing organization!
Minimum Requirements :
Education Training and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent.
Training and/or experience at an acute care or skilled nursing facility or student nurse with hospital based clinical experience. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Basic computer skills: keyboard, mouse use. Ability to complete data entry on clinical documentation screens. Ability to use email and internet. Ability to successfully complete on the job training for CCH computer programs. Ability to speak, read, write and understand English.
CPR certification required
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Certification preferred.
Additional Information :
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.
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