• Patient Care Assistant

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/10/2018 12:02 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-10881
    Category
    Nursing - Techs
    Emp Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours per Week
    37.5
    Shift
    Variable
  • Overview

    Patient Care Assistant

     

    Full Time and Per Diem Opportunities Available

     

    8 Hour Shifts – All Shifts (Days/Evenings/Overnights) Available

     

    Description

     

    Ensuring the delivery of the highest quality of patient care, you will assist staff nurses in providing comprehensive attention to patients and families, while working in an environment that commands clinical excellence every day. Your duties will include providing input for patient care plans, reviewing patient status, and assisting in obtaining patient data. Other responsibilities will entail monitoring changes in patient conditions, supporting admission and discharge processes, and making patients and families feel at home. These activities may include but is not limited to:

     

    • Assisting patients with daily personal hygiene, including bathing, skin care, and toileting.
    • Collecting objective data including vital signs, pulse oximeter readings, I’s and O’s, height/weight.
    • Follow policy and procedure to ensure patient safety by demonstrating appropriate use of wheelchairs, beds, stretchers, and safe patient handling equipment.
    • Give and receive handoff to the RN and other colleagues.
    • Document in EMR system (EPIC).

    The qualified candidate will have a High School diploma or equivalent and at least one year of experience as a nursing attendant, PCA/PCT/CNA certification, EMT, or previous member of armed medical corps. Superior communication and customer service skills required as well as proficiency in data management as it relates to entering and retrieving patient information within the Epic application software. BLS through AHA required.

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