Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Asssistant II - Med Surg - Days Full time in SUGAR LAND, Texas

Patient Care Asssistant II - Med Surg - Days Full time

Description

SUGAR LAND HOSPITAL

An acute care

hospital offering medical and surgical services to the Fort Bend community.

Clinical services include heart and vascular, gastroenterology, neurosciences,

diagnostic imaging, women services, orthopedics, and surgical services

including the latest in robotic surgery technology, the da Vinci® Xi. The

hospital offers The University of Texas MD Anderson Regional Care Center on its

campus. Sugar Land Hospital is a Pink Ribbon Facility offering 3-D digital

mammography-one of only 100 sites in the United States.

POSITION SUMMARY

Performs a variety of routine tasks to support the delivery

of safe, effective, cost-efficient patient care as delegated by the RN. They

provide assistance in transporting, transferring and lifting. They perform

cleaning Functions in patient care unit as delegated, and perform selected

diagnostic tests.

POSITIONRESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides direct patient care as delegated by RN staff

  2. Monitors and records vital signs

  3. Assists in providing personal hygiene and physical care

needs

  1. Accurately measures, records, and reports intake and

output

  1. Obtains and records daily weight

  2. Performs blood glucose testing using blood glucose meter

  3. Reports changes in patient’s status promptly to RN

  4. Performs as patient care companion when needed

  5. Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge process

  6. Performs unit housekeeping needs.

  7. Acts as a

runner/transporter

  1. Acts as receptionist

for unit; has limited use of the hospital information systems according to

hospital policy dependent on the need of unit

  1. Checks and documents refrigerator temperatures as

delegated, reporting variances to appropriate personnel

  1. Updates assigned bed status

  2. Answers call lights and telephone

  3. Keeps patient environment clean, Performs comfort

rounds, keeps hallways clear of obstruction, reports safety issues and broken

equipment appropriately, and adheres to patient safety precautions

  1. Communicates with patient’s family, physicians, and unit

personnel and peers in an accurate, courteous, and professional manner

  1. Performs sterile procedures including urinary

catheterizations as delegated by a RN

  1. Performs phlebotomy and 12 lead EKGs as permitted on the

assigned unit

  1. Removes saline locks

Qualifications

MinimumQualifications

High School Diploma/GED

Minimum Experience

One (1) year direct patient care experience, preferably in

an Acute Care setting (hospital)

Minimum Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities

Good written/oral communication skills

Completion of PCA II orientation/training

Job Patient Care Support

Primary Location TEXAS-SUGAR LAND-ST LUKE SUGAR LAND

Daily Schedule 7am to 7pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0119922