Camden County, NJ
- Under the direction and supervision of an RN, performs a variety of clinical and technical patient care duties. Understands age specific and cultural diversity principles within their scope of practice. Communicates with and supports the health care team, patient and/or family/significant other(s). Demonstrates and maintains high standards of professional ethics. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to provide quality patient care, a safe environment and a positive patient experience.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- High School Diploma or GED required. Must have ability to read and communicate in the English language. Must have recent experience as a CNA/Nurse Aide, EMT/Paramedic, Medical Assistant, LPN or be a nursing student who has completed at least one clinical semester. Previous experience as a multi-skilled tech or patient care tech preferred. Maintenance of any CNA, EMT/Paramedic or LPN license/certification is not required after hire. For external candidates: after hire, must complete Acute Care Technician (ACT) course and/or prove competency with phlebotomy, EKG and basic patient care skills. Internal candidates must prove competency prior to transfer. All Emergency Department Technicians must have and maintain AHA BLS CPR certification.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 full and part-time students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.