Care Partner

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System | Richmond, VA

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Posted Date 9/11/2020
Description
  • JOB SUMMARY

    • The chief objective of this position:

      • To provide direct, age-specific care to a patient or group of patients based on medical orders and the plan of care under the direction of the RN or licensed independent practitioner.

    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • N/A

    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent

    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • N/A

    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Acute care experience as a nursing assistant or aide experience

    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • Completion of state recognized CNA program; or

      • Completion of first semester junior year in an accredited BSN program dependent upon school curriculum. VCU/MCV BSN students - completion of sophomore year, Nursing 201, 202, 261. Accredited Associate Degree and Diploma programs - completion of first year or a minimum of two semesters of basic nursing courses. Specialty areas e.g. pediatrics, women`s health, psychiatry may require completion of a clinical rotation in that area; or

      • Completion of EMT program; or

      • Completion of medical assistant program; or

      • One (1) year of medical assistant work experience within the last three (3) years; or

      • One (1) year of care partner or equivalent work experience within the last three (3) years; or

      • One (1) year of military corpsman experience within the last three (3) years

    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • N/A

Category
Healthcare & Public Health

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