Care Partner - Cardio Step Down Job
Full Job Title: Care Partner Cardio Stepdown
Job Number: 18003141
Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
Location: St. Louis, MO
Schedule: Full Time, 12 Hour Day
Care PartnerCardio Stepdown
9 South is a 23bed telemetry unit that provides services and care to adult patients, ages 18and over. Prevalent admitting diagnoses are open heart surgery for coronaryartery disease and trauma, valvular disease and other cardiac anomalies anddisease, interventional treatment of cardiac disease and abnormalities,rule-out myocardial infarction, unstable angina, heart failure, cardiomyopathy,pulmonary hypertension, and cardiac arrhythmias. 9 South centers on theimprovement of cardiac health and ensures that the needs of all patients aremet.
CarePartners are responsible for meeting the basic needs of patients by providingskilled levels of bedside patient care under the direction of the RegisteredNurse. Care Partner also perform clerical duties necessary to the functioningof the nursing unit.
MinimumEducation and Experience: High School graduate or GED equivalent and at least18 years of age. Must have current MO CNA or 2 years patient care experiencein a skilled nursing facility.
RequiredCourse: Completion of learning program with 80% passing score on written andskills performance examination.
WorkingConditions: Regular exposure to the risk of blood-borne diseases. Contact withpatients under wide variety of circumstances. Exposure to unpleasant elements(accidents, injuries, illness). Subject to trying and unpredictable situations.May perform emergency care. Subject to irregular hours. Pressure due tomultiple competing demands.
PhysicalRequirements: Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking. Lifts,positions, pushes, and /or transfers patients. Lifts supplies / equipment.Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, lifting,pushing, pulling 100 pounds.
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