Posted about 18 days ago

Patient Care Assistant-CAH

Requisition Number: 229282

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 Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant by State of Indiana or previous comparable acute patient care experience required or successful completion of either the IU Health PCA education program or Student PCA education program.
  • Student PCA education program eligibility requires candidate be actively enrolled in an ACEN or CCNE accredited nursing program, with completion of at least one semester of clinical.
  • 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 Arnett Hospital Get Directions

Department

Progressive Care(Acute Care 2) 363402

Schedule

Part Time

Shift

Days

Posted about 18 days ago

Patient Care Assistant-CAH

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 Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant by State of Indiana or previous comparable acute patient care experience required or successful completion of either the IU Health PCA education program or Student PCA education program.
  • Student PCA education program eligibility requires candidate be actively enrolled in an ACEN or CCNE accredited nursing program, with completion of at least one semester of clinical.
  • 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 Arnett Hospital Get Directions

Department

Progressive Care(Acute Care 2) 363402

Schedule

Part Time

Shift

Days