Children's Hospital of Richmond / Patient Care / Full time
Essential Job functions:
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide equitable care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit.
Demonstrates knowledge and related competencies of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their age, specific needs and to provide the equitable care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.
Neonates (0-4 weeks), Infant (1-12 months), Pediatrics (1-12 years), Adolescents (13-17 years), Adolescents (13-17 years), Adults (18-64 years), Geriatrics (65 years and older)
High School Degree or equivalent
Certified Nursing Assistant
AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent
Licensure/Certification Preferred: N/A
Certification/Completion of one of the following:
Completion of foundations/ clinical nursing course and one clinical rotation.
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias.
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
Acute care experience as a nursing assistant or aide experience
* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.
Physical Demands: Lifting/ Carrying (0-100 lbs), Push/Pull (0-100 lbs.), Climb, Stoop, Kneel, Squat, Balance, Bend
Work Position: Sitting, Walking, Standing
Additional Physical Requirements/ Hazards:
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination); Perform shift work; Maneuver weight of patients; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder; Reach above shoulder; Repetitive arm/hand movements; Finger Dexterity
Depth perception; Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents; Exposure to moving mechanical parts; Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy; Exposure to high pitched noises
Mental/Sensory - Emotional:
Mental/Sensory: Strong Recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical Thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent change
EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran/41 CFR 60-1.4.
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