Patient Care Assistant. Med Surg-Neuroscience (Full Time Nights) $2,000 Sign On Bonus
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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
Performs the following tasks as assigned: Vital signs
Intake and output measurements
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 competencies
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
High School graduate or GED preferred. 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.
Full time nights, as scheduled. 40 hours per week. Every other
weekend and every other holiday rotation required.
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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