Certified Nurse Assistant - Surgical Trauma ICU
$4,000 Sign-On Bonus
Job ID: R0025505 | Healthcare Specialists | Full time, 36 Hours | Charlottesville, VA
$4,000 sign on bonus. 1 year work commitment required. Qualified candidates must accept an offer of employment by 11/15/2021.

The Surgical/Trauma ICU is a fast-paced 15-bed intensive care unit in a level 1 facility comprised of surgical and trauma adult critical care patients. The surgical critical care team manages post-operative patients having undergone emergency or highly complex surgical procedures and now requiring continuous, intensive monitoring and interventions. The trauma critical care team manages patients with traumatic injuries from many different mechanisms. Many patients in the STICU have multi-system conditions requiring our team members to be highly competent and engaged. Our CNA's are valuable members of the team that work with our patients by assisting with activities of daily living, increasing the mobility of our patients, and coordinating with nurses to provide high quality care.

Performs a variety of patient care and administrative support functions under the supervision of Medical Center professionals in an inpatient or outpatient setting or in a patient's home.
  • Assists patients with personal care as needed for optimal recovery during hospitalization.
  • Performs basic nursing skills as delegated by an RN and in accordance with policy and procedure to promote patient health and wellness.
  • Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
  • Performs administrative support functions.
  • Maintains necessary skills and competencies.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $13.12 - $20.34 Hourly


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent.

Experience: No experience required. Relevant experience preferred.

Licensure:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant certification (CNA) through the Virginia Board of Nursing or Student nurses who have successfully completed the Fundamentals of Nursing required.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires frequently bending/stooping and driving (Home Health Aide only). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs and > 100lbs (Home Health Aide only). May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

36 hours


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


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Charlottesville, VA 22903

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