Certified Nursing Assistant-Peds

Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD4.0

Classified Title: Certified Nursing Assistant-Peds
Working Title: Certified Nursing Assistant-Peds
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB
Starting Salary Range: $13.39 - $17.36
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: 2 days/week – 16/hrs a week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 4701 Greenspring Avenue
Department name: 10003079-SOM Ped Gen Pediatrics Adoles Medicine
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The Johns Hopkins Department of Pediatrics seeks a per diem nursing assistant to join the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. The CNA will work at the Rales Health Center at KIPP Baltimore, a Baltimore City public charter school serving more than 1500 students.

The Ruth and Norman Rales Center for the Integration of Health and Education at Johns Hopkins, seeks to redesign school-based health programs to improve the health and academic achievement of children and adolescents from low-income communities. This includes the implementation of an innovative school health program that provides accessible pediatric primary care tailored to the needs of children at KIPP Baltimore.

The Rales Health Center is the site for clinical services and includes both school health services (traditional school nurse services) and a school based health center staffed by a nurse practitioner and pediatrician. The CNA will work collaboratively with the nurses in the school health services area.

The CNA performs a variety of office and clinical support tasks in a school-based setting. Work may require lifting and pushing.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:
School Health Services

Triage, assess, and manage – as appropriate to scope of practice - students presenting for school health services, as delegated by the school nurse.
Administer medications in accordance with program and Baltimore City Health Department/Baltimore City Public Schools Guidelines
Perform home visits to support students and families in the community, as needed.

Answer telephone inquiries regarding the health care services provided at the health center and refer callers or visitors to the proper staff members.
Maintain inventory of office and medical supplies; inspect patient examination and treatment areas for adequate medical supplies and cleanliness.
May perform CPR, First Aid and respond to medical emergencies.
Perform related work as required.

Minimum qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a GED certificate and completion of a nursing assistant program and possession of a nursing assistant certification.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Ability to work effectively, and in a professional and developmentally appropriate manner, with school-aged children.
Ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Ability to work collaboratively with school staff and administration.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in order to provide information to patients and health care personnel.
Ability to be flexible and multi-task in a busy healthcare setting.
Ability to follow health care professionals' instructions accurately and carefully.
Ability to be self-directed in the completion of assigned tasks.
Knowledge of electronic health records.
Knowledge of basic laws related to professional liability and patient confidentiality.
Ability to enter medical information into an electronic health record.
Ability to obtain vital signs and measurements necessary for patient care.
Ability to triage and obtain information from sick or injured persons.
Ability to perform CPR and First Aid.
Ability to ambulate stairs to respond to medical emergencies.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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