Catholic Health Initiatives PATIENT CARE ASST PERIOP (PreOp/Post, Discharge) Full Time - 1p-9p (2525001956) in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

PATIENT CARE ASST PERIOP (PreOp/Post, Discharge) Full Time - 1p-9p (2525001956)


Job Summary :

This position is established to actively participate on the patient care team by providing basic bedside care and assisting patients with activities of daily living, under the direction of the RN. Teamwork is a vital component to same, through effective collaboration efforts.

Essential Duties :

  • Assists in transport of patients.

  • Order entry for labs and radiology.

  • Performs treatments and patient care procedures.

  • Performs or assists ADLs according to Patient Plan of Care.

  • Performs or assists in procedures/treatments according to Nursing Policy and Procedure Manual.

  • Responds to patient call lights and emergency lights in a timely manner.

  • Documents care provided according to hospital policy.

  • Provides care according to developmental age.

  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary for the patient/customer appropriate to neonate, child, adolescent, adult, and/or older adult.


Education :

  • High School Diploma or GED.

Experience :

  • Prior EMT/CNA or hospital experience preferred.

  • EMT student, Nursing Student, or CNA experience.


  • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS required within 3 months.

Additional Responsibilities :

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity : Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion : Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers. CBCHI


This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Job Patient Care Support


Daily Schedule 1p-9p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 75

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0133713