CCA

  1. CCAs are required to attend ‘New Employee Orientation’ (morning session) and ‘CCA Orientation’ (afternoon session) offered every other Monday and complete all Human Resources ‘New Hire’ requirements prior to start date.  If selected for interview, nursing student is to bring copies of current CPR card, grade report or transcript, and nursing school’s Skills Lab Checklist and Syllabus.
  2. Upon completion of ‘New Employee’ orientation, modules and ID Badge must be completed before 1st working day.  Clinical Services Manager (CSM) will approve up to 8 hours education (EDU) time to complete online modules.  A six week period is also allowed for CCA to complete orientation requirements including five (5) required classes and five (5) shifts for CCA clinical check-offs.  CCAs cannot perform any skill until classes/check-offs are complete or CSM will remove CCA from schedule/position.
  3. To foster professionalism, CCA’s are hired for a specific unit and required to work every other weekend to equal a minimum of 16 hours/pay period or 32 hours/month unless otherwise authorized by the CSM.
  4. CSM’s are responsible for CCA scheduling.  CCA’s request for schedule changes must be made to the CSM in writing prior to posting the two week schedule.
  5. CCA’s are expected to fulfill work commitments on unit of assignment prior to working on other units.  Contact the Resource Management Office for available shifts on other units.  CCA’s will also be pulled according to unit policy.
  6. Call-ins and cancellations are in accordance with Department policy (see Employee Handbook @ www.uams.edu/ohr, select “Policies”, “Staff Handbook”).
  7. CCA’s are expected to provide two weeks written notice for resignations.  Failure to comply will be reflected on job references.
  8. CCA’s may apply for a transfer after 6 months based on availability.  CCA positions are posted under the ‘Nursing Student’ category located at http://jobs.uams.edu, select ‘Job Search’ then ‘Nursing’.
  9. CCA’s are encouraged to seek out learning opportunities and communicate needs with staff.  However, since the CCA is an employee not a student position, CCA cannot perform any skill outside the CCA role.  This also applies to Summer Externs who transfer into a CCA position.
  10. CCA’s will be evaluated at 90 days and participate in an annual review with CSM.
  11. CCA’s are expected to provide written proof, i.e., current Transcript or Grade Report, Registration or Formal Nursing School Letter to validate active student enrollment to CSM within 30 days after the close of each semester.
  12. CCA’s who desire to take the LPN Boards are required to notify the CSM prior to testing date.  If an LPN license is obtained, CCA is required to meet with CSM to review/sign CCA/LPN Disclosure r/t CCA Scope of Practice.
  13. CCA position expires on the last day of the month of graduation.

4/25/18