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PCA - Patient Care Assistant - Med/Surg- Mercy Health Anderson Hospital

Job ID: 4671526
Updated: December 6, 2018
Geographic Location: Cincinnati
Department: Medical-Surgical
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Shift: Days
Standard Hours: 16

Job Summary

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides direct patient care under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated health care professional in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and within the policies, procedures, guidelines of Mercy Health.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides basic patient care to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, record vital signs, personal care and hygiene, and mobility, including unit based specialty duties.
  • Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes or concerns to nurse
  • Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation when applicable for patient care
  • Uses professional, verbal and written communication skills at all times
  • Provides high level customer service to all patients, patient's family, visitors and all employees

MINIMUM EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS / LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Vocational/Technical school preferred
  • BLS through the Amercian Heart Association within 6 months of hire
  • Current Ohio STNA certification at time of hire or two years recent experience in acute or long term care facility or nursing student with 1 semester of clincial rotation completed
  • Preference for recent experience in acute care, long term care facility

Shift and Job Schedule

Hours: Full- Time 16hrs

Shift: Days- 7a-3p

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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