Patient Care Associate - Ortho Med/Surg - Full-Time

Job ID: J116195
Company: Alle-Kiski Medical Center
Location: Natrona Heights, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny Valley Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Sep 7, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Under the direction of a licensed nurse, provides for the care, safety, comfort and personal needs of patients.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides and documents direct patient care and activities, such as activities of daily living, vital signs, specimen collection, assistance with exams, treatments and procedures. (45%)
  • Communicates changes in patient's physical, mental and emotional conditions, as well as any issues or concerns identified by family, to nursing staff. (20%)
  • Participates in unit activities such as supplies stocking, patient transport, and equipment/appliance cleaning, checks and retrieval. (15%)
  • Participates in, and documents, patient care and safety rounds. (20%)

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Nurse Aide Course, current participation in Nursing School and completion of fundamentals and/or experience required.

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