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Care Partner

VCU Health System Richmond, VA
  • Posted: July 28, 2014
  • Full-Time

Care Partner

Req. #:
61795
Department:
Clinical Research Clinic
Location:
1300 E. Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Schedule:
Full time
Shift:
4: Day/Evening
Hours:
Job Details:
VCU Health System's Clinical Research Clinic is seeking a Full-Time Care Partner. The care partner provides 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. The Clinical Research Unit (CRU) is gateway to clinical research within the VCU Health System. We are committed to facilitating interdisciplinary clinical research and providing comprehensive care to support growth & expansion of clinical research throughout the health system. The Care Partner in the CRU primarily manages our lab draw station and unit schedule as well as other clinical duties as assigned by resource nurse. This Care Partner must be proficient in blood draws and starting IVs and must be able to function autonomously. Responsibilities 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. Functions under direction of a licensed independent practitioner, manager and/or RN in providing patient care, emotional support, and problem solving; all in accordance with hospital, nursing and unit policy/procedure. Job duties may include the handling, transportation, access to and/or contact with medications and related supplies. Qualifications Required Completion of state recognized CNA program; or Completion of one semester of Nursing School Clinical's from an accredited Nursing School Program 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 AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent Preferred Acute care experience as a nursing assistant or aide experience
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.
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VCU Health System

Address

Richmond, VA
23261 USA

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