Catholic Health Initiatives PATIENT CARE ASSISTANT, 3A Progressive Care Unit/Neuro-Oncology, Nights, PRN in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

PATIENT CARE ASSISTANT, 3A Progressive Care Unit/Neuro-Oncology, Nights, PRN

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.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates acommitment to service, organization values and professionalism throughappropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

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

  • Maintainsconfidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres toorganizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Workscollaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstratesexceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians,patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health carecommunity.

CatholicHealth Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity EmployersCBKYONE

Job Patient Care Support

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

Daily Schedule 7P-7A

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0122517