Catholic Health Initiatives PCA, Nurse Staffing Office, Jewish Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

PCA, Nurse Staffing Office, Jewish Hospital


Nights, Part Time, 7P-7A

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


Recognizes changes in patient status and reports appropriate

information to registered nurse.

Assists with admission, transportation and discharge of


Demonstrates knowledge of the principals of growth and

development over the life span of the patient to include neonatal, infant,

pediatric, adult and geriatric.

Assists patient with dressing and undressing

Assists patient with grooming and maintaining proper and

clean appearance

Assists patient with elimination/toileting needs

Assists the patient with oral care

Assists patients in transferring, repositioning, alignment

and ambulation

Accommodates patient’s needs through responding

appropriately to patient’s verbal/nonverbal expressions 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


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

Other duties as assigned.


Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

High School

Diploma or GED required.


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.

Job Clinical Support


Daily Schedule 7P-7A

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0151008