Clinical Nursing Associate - Critical Care Unit

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network



Location:  US:PA:Reading

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  0.9

Shift:  Varied
Hours:   7:00a - 7:00p/
7:00p - 7:00a




Under direction of a Registered Nurse, the Clinical Nursing Associate contributes to the basic patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the patient. Actual job tasks may vary depending on the unit or department assigned.



High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
Ability to use effective communication skills to allow you to work with patients, families and caregivers. 
Ability to obtain competency in assisting nurses with patient care as delegated.
Ability to follow oral and written directions accurately and thoroughly, and observe/respond to needs of patients.
Ability to prioritize and organize work.
Experience and comfort with using computers.  



BLS preferred; must receive certification within three months of start date
 Nurse Aide Certificate
Medical Assistant Certification/Diploma
EMT Certification
Experience working in an acute care setting





This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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