Posted about 1 month ago

Patient Care Assistant

Requisition Number: 227568

Description

The Patient Care Assistant works under the direction of the registered nurse. The Patient Care Assistant personally administers care to designated patients and provides support to the patient care team. Job duties include simple treatments, provision of personal care and ensuring the patient's surroundings are clean and orderly. The Patient Care Assistant provides information, directions and any other assistance to physicians, patients, families, customers and vendors.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires completion of the IU Health PCA education program or CNA.
  • Requires current Basic Life Support certification through the AHA.
  • Ability to accurately collect patient information. Data entry and basic math skills.
  • Requires knowledge of principles of infection control.
  • Requires constant mental alertness and the ability to withstand a high level of tension and stress.
  • The ability to work on teams.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to articulate physician directions to patients via telephone and written communication.
  • Familiarity and operating knowledge of designated equipment and supplies.
  • The ability to work effectively with culturally diverse; diverse socioeconomic population.
  • Requires ability to exercise judgment and initiative in the resolution of problems encountered.
  • The ability to work independently and assist with medical procedures.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Maintains all mandatory in-services.
  • Maintains compliance standards in accordance with the Compliance policies and the Code-of-Conduct.
  • Reports compliance problems appropriately.

Location

IU Health Frankfort Hospital Get Directions

Department

Med/Surg 188001

Schedule

Part Time

Shift

Nights

Additional Information

7pm-7am

Posted about 1 month ago

Patient Care Assistant

Description

The Patient Care Assistant works under the direction of the registered nurse. The Patient Care Assistant personally administers care to designated patients and provides support to the patient care team. Job duties include simple treatments, provision of personal care and ensuring the patient's surroundings are clean and orderly. The Patient Care Assistant provides information, directions and any other assistance to physicians, patients, families, customers and vendors.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires completion of the IU Health PCA education program or CNA.
  • Requires current Basic Life Support certification through the AHA.
  • Ability to accurately collect patient information. Data entry and basic math skills.
  • Requires knowledge of principles of infection control.
  • Requires constant mental alertness and the ability to withstand a high level of tension and stress.
  • The ability to work on teams.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to articulate physician directions to patients via telephone and written communication.
  • Familiarity and operating knowledge of designated equipment and supplies.
  • The ability to work effectively with culturally diverse; diverse socioeconomic population.
  • Requires ability to exercise judgment and initiative in the resolution of problems encountered.
  • The ability to work independently and assist with medical procedures.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Maintains all mandatory in-services.
  • Maintains compliance standards in accordance with the Compliance policies and the Code-of-Conduct.
  • Reports compliance problems appropriately.

Location

IU Health Frankfort Hospital Get Directions

Department

Med/Surg 188001

Schedule

Part Time

Shift

Nights

Additional Information

7pm-7am