Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Assistant, Med-Surg Nursing, Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky
Patient Care Assistant, Med-Surg Nursing, Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital
Job Summary/JobPurpose/Essential Functions
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
patient’s living areas pleasant and orderly
patient’s self esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information.
patients with opportunities for independence and choice consistent with their
plan of care.
patient’s rights are protected and that all patients, families, and significant
others are made aware of patient’s rights.
functions and documents care provided to patients
shares information, observes and reports patients condition and any change of
status to registered nurse
Safety, Sitter services for the patient as assigned
and practices appropriate hand hygiene in delivery of patient care
Otherduties as assigned.
Job Requirements /Qualifications
Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
Diploma or GED required.
Job Clinical Support
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-ST. MARY AND ELIZABETH HOSP.
Daily Schedule 7am - 7pm
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0178553
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.