Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Assistant, 2A Med Surg, Days, Full Time in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Patient Care Assistant, 2A Med Surg, Days, Full Time

Description

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

needed

Recognizeschanges in patient status and reports appropriate information to registerednurse.

Assistswith admission, transportation and discharge of patients

Demonstratesknowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span of thepatient to include neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult and geriatric.

Assistspatient with dressing and undressing

Assistspatient with grooming and maintaining proper and clean appearance

Assistspatient with elimination/toileting needs

Assiststhe patient with oral care

Assistspatients in transferring, repositioning, alignment and ambulation

Accommodatespatient’s needs through responding appropriately to patient’s verbal/nonverbalexpressions 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 nurse

Provides

Safety, Sitter services for the patient as assigned

Demonstrates

and practices appropriate hand hygiene in delivery of patient care

Otherduties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required& preferred):

High

School Diploma or GED required.

CNA

certification preferred.

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.

  • For those hired after November 14, 2016,

KentuckyOne Health will verify education required by the position, through

primary source verification, prior to beginning employment. Education

verification will also include the collection of a high school diploma or

equivalent, transcript, or other written validation of education.

Job Patient Care Support

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-ST. MARY AND ELIZABETH HOSP.

Daily Schedule 7A-7P

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0133677