Nursing Support Careers
At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), we’re constantly looking to enhance nursing at all levels of care. LVHN is committed to serving our community by attracting dedicated, talented people who want to make a difference in the health care of their community.
As an LVHN employee, you'll join a highly experienced and committed staff and work with the latest technological health care innovations. Join our renowned team as we continue to heal, comfort and care for the people of our community by providing advanced and compassionate health care of superior quality and value.
Our dedicated and passionate colleagues set us apart from other health care organizations, as does the way they are rewarded for their hard work. Our employees enjoy competitive salaries and excellent benefit programs. We invite you to investigate the opportunities at LVHN as we work together for a better future. We provide:
- Generous paid time off (PTO)
- Competitive compensation packages
- Culture of Wellness benefit
- Annual nursing celebrations
- Recognition for achievements
- Professional and leadership development
- Weekend Program available
- Flexible scheduling available
If you have a passion for education and continuing to learn new skills, LVHN is a great place to spend your entire career. Nursing support positions lead to many pathways throughout health care, whether it is a lifelong career or a gateway into an evolving career path. Join our nursing support team to gain knowledge and experience alongside our skilled and passionate health care professionals.
Administrative Partner (AP)
An Administrative Partner (AP) will facilitate communications among caregivers, patients and visitors. They perform clerical and computer functions to support patient care delivery. They are also responsible for coordinating daily patient flow activities and managing patient chart to meet medical records requirements.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) will provide direct patient care, including treatments and diagnostic studies as directed by a Registered Nurse. He/she is responsible for providing other support services, dictated by patient needs, as a care delivery team member. CNAs will utilize effective and appropriate communication styles and will support unit and hospital goals and objectives. A Pennsylvania CNA certification is required for this position.
Mental Health Technician (MHT)
A Mental Health Technician (MHT) assists in planning and implementing individual patient care and therapeutic milieu groups to facilitate the treatment of psychiatric inpatients. MHTs are responsible for providing direct care services to patients as necessary.
Patient Observation Assistant (POA)
A Patient Observation Assistant (POA) will assist under the direction of a Registered Nurse. POAs provide continuous and direct one-to-one patient observation to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment.
The Patient Transporter is responsible for the safe and efficient movement of patients to and from clinical units and various diagnostic/treatment areas via a wheelchair, stretcher or bed, which may include patients with oxygen tanks, intravenous pumps, drips and other equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures. The Patient Transporter responds to various alerts to prevent Emergency Department diversion, Operating Room and Post Anesthesia Care Unit holds, and assists with emergent situations as directed.
Technical Partner (TP)/ Technical Partner Trainee (TPT)
A Technical Partner (TP) will provide direct patient care, including treatments and diagnostic studies as directed by a Registered Nurse. TPs are responsible for providing other support services, dictated by patient needs, as a care delivery team member. They will utilize effective and appropriate communication styles and support unit and hospital goals and objectives.