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

Location: LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, UNITED STATES

Field: Clinical Support

Requisition #: 2018-R0200566

Post Date: Dec 20, 2018

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72

Primary Location: KY > LOUISVILLE > ST. MARY AND ELIZABETH HOSP.

7pm - 7am, Full Time

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

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

Otherduties as assigned.

Job Requirements /Qualifications

Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

High School Diploma or GED required.

BLS must be obtained prior to start of employment

State CNA certification preferred.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2018-R0200566

  • Schedule: Full-time

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