Patient Care Assistant, Acute Rehab Center, (Part Time Evenings)
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: January 22, 2023
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Patient Care Assistant is responsible for providing patient
care. The Patient Care Assistant participates in data collection,
planning and implementation of patient care.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs the following tasks as assigned:
- Vital signs
- Intake and output measurements
- Specimen collection
- Documentation for all assigned responsibilities
- Follows treatment plan as directed by licensed personnel.
- Performs necessary functions to ensure patient comfort and
satisfaction with service
- Performs patient mobilization using appropriate and proper body
mechanics and assistive device
- Accepts responsibility for providing safe, appropriate, quality
- Communicates changes in patients' conditions and unit concerns
with the unit based team
- Restocks unit supplies as needed
- Performs equipment checks and unit specific maintenance duties
as appropriate to unit
- Takes active role in unit based performance improvement.
- Maintains awareness of unit budget
- Maintains responsibility for own professional development
through active participation in in-services and/or continuing
education programs as well as timely completion of
- Assists in orienting and educating new staff
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sit up to 7 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 10
hours per day; 8 hours at a time. Walk 6 hours per day; 10 minutes
at a time. Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 10 lbs.
Occasionally lift, carry and push objects up to 75 lbs. Transport
patients weighing up to 400 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or
stretcher. Frequently stoop and bend. Frequently reach above should
level. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through
touch. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation,
and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to
general, near, far, color and peripheral vision.
High School diploma or equivalent required. Health care specialty
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Individualized orientation program for all areas. Obtain BLS
certification within sixty (60) days of employment or transfer to
position. Basic computer skills required. Attend St. Luke's
University Health Network APC and MT courses or evidence of
previous training determined through competency testing.
Part time evenings, 16 hours per week as scheduled. Every other
holiday and every other weekend.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the
past seven (7) years, including your present employer.
Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a
profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity
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