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Children's Mercy Kansas City Care Assistant - Hematology / Oncology Outpatient Clinic in Kansas City, Missouri

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Thank you for considering Children’s Mercy! Half a million times a year, a child comes to our doors. We take care of them all, fulfilling our non-profit mission. Joining the CM team means being a part of a caring environment where people are passionate about helping children get well. Whether clinical or non-clinical, we are all here for the same reason – our patients and their families! Read more below about this position and apply if you feel this organization and job are a fit for you.

Overview

Care Assistants provide basic, uncomplicated patient care and assist with unit/department operations under the supervision of registered nurses. Assignment of job responsibilities are as delegated by registered nurses assigned to supervise the care assistant and in accordance with this job description.

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.

Responsibilities

  • Provides supportive patient care.

  • Assists in the maintenance of a safe environment and promotes efficient and safe operations.

  • Unit Secretary/clerical functions.

  • Attends education programs, unit meetings and assigned committees.

  • Shares responsibility for teaching and orientation of new personnel (within own skills)

Qualifications

  • HS diploma or equivalent and 1-2 years experience Working with children/families

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or

  • If not a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) one of the following criteria must be met:

  • Enrolled in a professional (BSN/AD) or practical (LPN) nursing education program and have successfully completed the fundamentals in nursing course.

  • Within the past three (3) years, was a professional (BSN/AD) or practical (LPN) nursing licensure candidate who failed to pass the state licensure examination in any state.

  • Completed an UAP (unlicensed assistive personnel) program in Missouri or another State (that meets current regulatory requirements) within the past three (3) years.

  • Completed a professional (BSN/AD) or practical (LPN) nursing program outside the United States and is awaiting the licensure examination in this country.

  • Worked as a nurse assistant, emergency medical technician (EMT), or surgical technician within the past three (3) years.

  • Required BLS certification Required Upon Hire

  • Some units may require bilingual skills

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $15.00, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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Requisition ID 2021-15722

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 days ago (7/21/2021 12:08 PM)

Posting Category Nursing

Division HEMA/ONCOLOGY

Shift Day shift

Work Type Full Time 60-80

FLSA Status Non-Exempt

Location : NameMAIN CAMPUS

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Angela Brown

Recruiter : Email ambrown@cmh.edu

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