Facility: Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, VA
Department: 12 West SNPCU
12 West is a 26 bed Joint Commission Accredited Stroke/Neurosciences Unit. Patient scope is those with neurological disorders and both hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke diagnoses. In addition, we accept overflow medical/surgical and trauma patients. Patient age can vary from young adult to the elderly. Typical patient ratio is anywhere from 6-13:1 depending on census. High acuity and fast paced unit with an average length of stay at 4 days. A majority of our patients require intensive therapy or skilled nursing interventions upon discharge.
Support Carilion's hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. This is an opportunity to serve and provide compassionate care to patients from your community. Work is performed in patient care environment and is often fast-paced, requiring use of prioritization skills. May be exposed to infectious diseases, biohazardous and hazardous materials, including regulated medical wastes, and combative patients. May be required to support multiple nursing units. Interacts with unit staff, patients, physicians, families, visitors, management, ancillary departments, and the general public. Maintains patient, staff and customer confidentiality. If assigned to perform patient care tasks must possess the ability to recognize and report data reflective of the patient's status, and provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures. May be required to sit with patients on suicide precautions. Prolonged periods of sitting, visualizing computer screen, using keyboard and working at multiple Carilion facilities may be required.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education: High school diploma or equivalent education required.
Experience: Previous experience in direct patient care preferred.
Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Must successfully complete AHA-Healthcare Provider Course within two (2) months of hire. Certified Nursing Assistant preferred. National Phlebotomy Certification preferred.
Other Minimum Qualifications: Excellent customer service, oral communication, and team-working skills required. Must be organized and self motivated with the ability to work in a fast paced environment and to adhere to attendance and break policies. There will be one thirty (30) minute break per shift. Additional breaks will be given based on patient census and or unit staffing. No smoking on hospital premises. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position. Professional dress required.
Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic
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Based in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, seven not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech.
Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other.
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