Provides direct patient care, technical support and input in planning care through communication with the RN and other patient care team members.
Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent required
Required Skills: Ability to respond quickly and calmly under stressful or emergency situations. Requires flexibility in scheduling with the ability to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays to ensure continuity of care and nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville on all units.
Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association required Current certification from Virginia or North Carolina as an EMT (or military equivalent, i.e.: Military Occupational Specialty-Medical Specialist MOS91B or 91W) or active, unrestricted Certified Nurses’ Aide (CNA) certification by the Virginia Board of Nursing requiredCAs hired prior to 4/2002 must have a certificate of completion for the DRMC School of Nursing Clinical Associate program with continuous employment as a CA since program completion Applicants hired based on MOS equivalent must have completed state approved/recognized OEMS requirements for EMT or Virginia Board of Nursing Certification for CNA within 12 months of hire date.
Minimum Work Experience: Prior experience as an ED Tech, EMT or CNA in an Emergency Department setting or one year experience as a Clinical Associate at DRMC preferredLifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.