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Patient Care Assistant (PCA) - Med/Surg - Mercy West Hospital in Green Township, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

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Job Summary

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides direct patient care under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated health care Professional in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and within the policies, procedures, guidelines of Mercy Health.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides basic nursing care to patients to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, monitor vitals, personal care and hygiene, mobility and wound care
  • Acts as a liaison between Patient and Nurse to report changes or concerns to Nurse
  • Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation when applicable for patient care
  • Uses professional, verbal and written communication skills at all time
  • Provides high level customer service to all patients, patient's family, visitors and all Mercy Associates

EDUCATION / LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS / QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Preferred vocational/technical degree
  • Required - current STNA certification of the State of Ohio at the time of hire or two years recent experience in acute or long term care facility or nursing student with 1 semester of clinical rotation completed.
  • Prefer for recent experience in acute care or long term care facility
  • CPR with BLS, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers obtained within 6 months of hire
  • Computer proficiency with ability to access and input data into multiple programs

Shift and Job Schedule

Hours: Part-Time 12 hours/week

Shift: Days

Schedule: 7:00am- 7:30pm

Equal Employment Opportunity

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