Foundational Responsibility: Demonstrates Cooper Core Values and Service Standards, and Leadership Must Haves. Utilizes AIDET at all times.
(Applies to All Employees)
Supports the activities of daily living to include bathing, dressing, grooming, oral care, feeding, toileting/hygiene, and assisting with mobility and transport. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice.
Performs technical duties as directed by RN, such as phlebotomy, vital signs, point of care testing, EKGs, Foley catheter care specific to population served and documents appropriately.
Identifies and communicates changes in patient’s status to RN and responds appropriately. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice.
Reinforces education of patient and family/responsible party regarding individual care needs and safety issues.
Participates in Cooper patient satisfaction initiatives and goals. Participates in the performance improvement activities. Assists in orientation of new hires.
Completes annual unit-specific competencies by specified due date.
Attends Staff Meetings when available for documents review of staff meeting minutes.
Assists in admission, transfers and discharges of patients to and from the unit.
Scheduled Days / Hours: Per Diem middle shift; rotation to other shifts, if needed; include working a rotation weekend and holiday schedule
High School / GED
Successful completion of an unlicensed health care provider/ technician program
Completed at least one fundamental nursing course in an accredited RN Program
1 year or more patient care experience in a similar role.
At least one of the above qualifications/certifications must be met for hire.
AHA Basic Life Support certification - required
Communication – Ability to communicate with patients, visitors and coworkers
Successful phlebotomy/EKG competency must be completed during orientation
Department Name: P10 TSCU
External Company Name: Cooper University Hospital
External Company URL: cooperhealth.org
Street: 1 Cooper Plaza