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Patient Care Assistant, Med Surg, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital

**Patient Care Assistant, Med Surg, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital**


**Nights, Full Time, 7P-7A**

This role is responsible for providing a variety

of routine patient care activities and support services including general

clerical and reception duties under the supervision of a registered nurse. Assists nurse, physicians, and families as


Recognizes changes in patient status

and reports appropriate information to registered nurse.

Assists with admission,

transportation and discharge of patients

Demonstrates knowledge of the

principals of growth and development over the life span of the patient to

include neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult and geriatric.

Assists patient with dressing and


Assists patient with grooming and

maintaining proper and clean appearance

Assists patient with

elimination/toileting needs

Assists the patient with oral care

Assists patients in transferring,

repositioning, alignment and ambulation

Accommodates patient's needs through

responding appropriately to patient's verbal/nonverbal expressions of needs

Safeguards patient's property

Keeps patient's living areas

pleasant and orderly

Maintains patient's self-esteem, privacy

and confidentiality of personal information.

Provides patients with opportunities

for independence and choice consistent with their plan of care.

Assures patient's rights are

protected and that all patients, families, and significant others are made aware

of patient's rights.

Measures body functions and

documents care provided to patients

Receives and shares information,

observes and reports patients condition and any change of status to registered


Provides Safety, Sitter services for

the patient as assigned

Demonstrates and practices

appropriate hand hygiene in delivery of patient care

Other duties as assigned.


**Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required& preferred):**


School Diploma or GED required.


certification preferred.BLS required.

**Experience(required and preferred):**

One year nursing assistant experience in

acute or long-term care or successful completion of 1 semester medical/surgical

clinical experience in a nursing program or successful completion of nursing

assistant program.

_Applytoday to learn about what we can offer you. Please contact Kaitlin Bergman,Recruiter, @_

_for more details._

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**Job** Clinical Support


**Daily Schedule** 7P-7A

**Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 72

**Weekends Required** Occasional
**Req ID:** 2018-R0154587