Mercy Health Saint Mary's 7Main unit focuses on general medical/surgical, orthopedic/trauma, general surgery and general medicine. This unit is a great opportunity for students to learn with flexible schedules! We have a variety of shift times and we can accommodate 8 or 12 hour shifts. Currently there is a large focus on the Orthopedic Surgery patients.
Patient Care Assistant, PCA works in a collaborative environment to deliver excellent patient care under the direction of a RN. A Patient Care Assistant, PCA is expected to assist the patient in maintaining good hygiene, activities of daily living and to support quality of patient care.
What Patient Care Assistant, PCAwill do:
What Patient Care Assistant, PCAwill need:
- Respond to patient call lights for assistance or by rounding
- Obtaining vital signs from patient
- Provide or assist patients with personal hygiene including showers, oral hygiene and dressing/undressing
- Transports patients as needed for procedures, transfers or discharge
- Maintains a clean and uncluttered environment in patient rooms
- High School diploma or equivalent
- One of the following: Certified Nursing Assistant, 6 months experience as a Patient Care Assistant or Nurse Technician in an acute care setting, completion of 1 clinical semester in nursing school, or completion of the MHSM PCA training program upon hire.
- BCLS certificationobtained within one week of hire.
- Well developedcommunication skills, both written and oral
- Able to communicate effectively with individuals and groups representing divers perspectives
- Articulates and demonstrates commitment to the philosophy, values, mission and vision of the organization
- Magnet designated facility with active shared decision making councils. We continuously strive to improve outcomes and provide exceptional experiences for our patients, staff, and community
- Comprehensive benefit packages available including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 403B and education assistance
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