Care Partner - Acute Pulmonary - Days - (Sign On Bonus)
Company: WellStar Health System
Posted on: January 15, 2022
How would you like to work in a place where your contributions
and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion,
pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission
is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of
every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining
example of what's possible when the brightest professionals
dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare
industry, and in people's lives.
Responsibilities The Care Partner (CP) is a support care provider
who functions under the direction of the clinical nurse (Registered
Professional Nurse). The CP primary focus will be to promote a
positive patient experience by partnering with the patient, family
and other health care providers to provide excellence in customer
service and assistance with daily living activities and comfort
measures. The CP assists other health care providers with safe, age
appropriate and culturally aware care by performing basic patient
care functions; i.e. ADLs, ambulation, vital signs, approved
advanced technical procedures; i.e. phlebotomy, simple treatments,
dressing changes, oral suctioning, and discontinuing Foley
catheters; transporting supplies/equipment/patient medications. May
be required to support clinical care by performing clerical
functions including computer order entry, retrieval of data,
maintaining unit supplies, transporting supplies /
equipment/patient medications, preparing and maintaining patient
charts, providing customer service and acting as the central
communication source on the nursing unit and other activities as
necessary. The CP must be able to work in a fast paced environment
which requires multi-tasking activities and ongoing communication
with the registered nurse. Must be able to perform under stressful
conditions with a compassionate, respectful and helpful manner.
Must be able to take direction from a variety of care providers.
Must be organized with excellent communication skills.
Required Minimum Education
High school diploma or equivalent from accredited program
Required Minimum Experience
Six (6) months clinical experience in acute care setting, long-term
care facility, physician office/clinic, or other direct clinical
patient care experience or minimum one (1) semester clinical in an
Associate or Baccalaureate degree nursing program.
Ability to enter information into an electronic medical record
Basic medical terminology
Preferred Minimum Experience
One year experience and/or certification as a Medical Assistant
Required Minimum Certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart
Association (AHA) is required by the first day of employment.
Ability to read, write and speak the English language
Basic computer skills; Strong customer service and interpersonal
Ability to collaborate with other health care providers in the
provision of patient care; Ability to multi-task essential; Ability
to function in stressful and emergency situations essential
Strong detail orientation; Personal time management skills
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