Patient Care Assistant - Upper Bucks Med Surg 3 (Full Time days)
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: November 18, 2021
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 date collection,
planning and implementation of patient care. JOB DUTIES AND
Welcomes and/or assists all individuals when they arrive in the
unit in a professional, friendly and efficient manner.
Provide technical assistance to the PICC nurse before, during and
after PICC insertions. Including but not limited to the use of
sterile technique when assisting the RN placing the PICC line.
Gathers appropriated information to complete the patient
Completes patient registration process as needed
Assembles and maintains order of the outpatient record.
Prepares chart documents to be picked up by medical records and
scanned into chart and/or scan documents into HPF to get into
electronic medical record.
Triage/Prioritize calls and distributes to RNs in the clinic when
Demonstrates knowledge of registration as it relates to electronic
Works assigned patient and account work ques as assigned to
Demonstrates knowledge as it relates to Cadence Snap Board
Schedules patients using Cadence Snap Board Scheduling.
Accurately enters orders through electronic medical records.
Performs clinical procedures within scope of practice.
Performs the following tasks as assigned:
Phlebotomy - both lab draws and therapeutic phlebotomy.
Prepare charts for next day's patients. - Including but not limited
Calling offices for physician orders.
Ensuring all physician orders has a written diagnosis on the order
Ensuring all orders are current and have active date of
Ensuring all documents needed are in patients chart for treatment,
orders, consent, labs, etc.
Updates answers to questions in Cadence Scheduling as
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 250 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or
stretcher. Frequently stoop and bend. Frequently reach above
shoulder 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 graduate or GED preferred. -Health care specialty
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Evidence of successful completion of BLS or completion within 60
days -of hire. - Attend St. Luke's Health Network Associate Patient
Care Course or evidence of previous training determined through
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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