Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Assistant, Surgery 1st Floor, Sts, Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Patient Care Assistant, Surgery 1st Floor, Sts, Mary and Elizabeth Hospital

Description

Days, Part Time

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

Recognizes

changes in patient status and reports appropriate information to registered

nurse.

Assists with

admission, transportation and discharge of patients

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 patients

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.

Qualifications

Education/ Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

High School Diploma or GED

required.

BLS required.

State CNA 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

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-ST. MARY AND ELIZABETH HOSP.

Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 40

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0163700

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.