at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States
Do you want to be paid with benefits while attending school?
Do you want to become a Certified Nursing Assistant? PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED A NURSING ASSISTANT COURSE OR HAVE ANY PATIENT CARE EXPERIENCE
This program will start on Monday, March 27, 2023
Do you desire to help people?
Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation?
We are guided by our values ofLoveandExcellenceand are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!
ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington, DE, Newark, DE and Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,299 beds between our hospitals and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region. We are proud to that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our Ambulatory Services, and HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition.
Check out this important Opportunity:
Patient Care Technician/Certified Nursing Assistant Residency Program
The (PCT) patient care technician/(CNA)certified nursing assistant residency program is a unique paid 10-week program in partnership with the Delaware Skills Center and Christiana Care Health System that integrates classroom and clinical components. Upon successful completion of the 6-week Certified Nursing Assistant Course, the individual will take the Delaware State Test for Nurse Aide Certification. The candidate will then transition to Christiana Care and complete approximately 4 weeks of clinical training.
The first 6 weeks of instructor led didactic and clinical with Delaware Skills Center in New Castle, DE
The following 4 weeks of preceptor led clinical training in an acute care inpatient setting at Wilmington, Newark or Elkton, MD Campuses
****NOTE: If selected for this program - the rate of pay will be $15.00 hourly with healthcare benefits during and after training and fully paid tuition****
THIS IS PROGRAM IS CRAFTED FOR INDIVIDUAL'S THAT HAVE A DESIRE TO BECOME A CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED A NURSING ASSISTANT COURSE OR HAVE PATIENT CARE EXPERIENCE
*******This program will start on Monday, March 27, 2023********
This program requires that you attend Monday through Friday from 7:00am - 3:30pm for 6 weeks. Once the residency program is complete, at the end of the 6 weeks, you will be assigned to work in a ChristianaCare unit for one year or 1800 hours per agreement. The working locations will be at Newark, DE, Wilmington, DE Campus working full-time/flex (36 hours weekly/72 hours bi-weekly) including every other weekend and rotating holidays (multiple shifts are available to choose from).
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) supports activities of daily living under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse. The PCT must demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to provide care to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Primary job duties include, but not limited to, performing and accurately recording vital signs, Accu-checks, bathing, grooming, toileting, feeding, and mobilizing patients. PCT's are an essential part of the nursing care team with an expectation to support the organizations patient safety goals and initiatives.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to patients in various stages of development.
Performs assigned nursing duties for the comfort and well-being of patients.
Responds to patient crisis situation and initiates interventions within the scope of responsibilities and notifies RN.
Performs successful finger sticks on patients, following all standard laboratory safety policies.
Performs defined procedures on point of care instrumentation.
Provides 1:1 observation for 1-2 patient(s) experiencing a psychiatric crisis, suicidal/homicidal ideation under the order of a physician in Powerchart.
Provides 1:1 observation for 1-2 patient(s) at risk for safety based on nursing assessment and order in Powerchart
Responds with promptness, empathy and interest to needs of patients.
Communicates to patients, employees, and physicians utilizing courteous verbal and written communication skills.
Completes mandatory in-service education.
Performs assigned work safely,... For full info follow application link.
Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.