The Care Partner provides nursing staff support in the areas of patient care delivery, clerical functions, and organization of the unit environment, as well as set-up and maintenance of equipment. The emphasis on each of these areas will depend on the unit assigned.
Minimum Education: Current California Certified Nurse Assistant Certification
Active enrollment in an accredited nursing program and equivalent training and the completion of at least the “Fundamentals of Nursing” course with a B or better
Six months to one year experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
[preferred] in an acute care setting (based on unit definition).
Maintain actively enrolled in an accredited nursing program.
Ability to pass a 4 hour USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Electronic Health Record data entry training course.
Understanding of basic medical terminology and abbreviations, preferred.
Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner when there are competing requirements and a heavy workload.
Required License/Certification: OTHER REQUIREMENTS PER AREA/UNIT:
Maintain active California Certified Nurse Assistant certification
Maintain actively enrolled in an accredited nursing program. Individuals who graduate or drop out of an accredited nursing program will be suspended from work and will be given 30 calendar days to re-enroll or obtain a California Certified Nurse Assistant Certification.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) card.
AB 508 Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire or transfer into the department, and maintained by renewal before expiration date
As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experienced nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USC–VHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.
The hourly rate range for this position is $17.50 – $27.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
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