Performing under the direction of the RN/LPN and as a member of the unit-based patient care team, the Patient Care Assistant/Unit Coordinator (PCA/UC) performs duties of direct and indirect patient care. The direct patient care tasks includes but are not limited to activities of daily living, vital signs, glucometry, EKG's, weights and Intake/Output data collection.
Indirect patient care activities include, but are not limited to, transport, restocking and/or obtaining patient care supplies. In addition, the PCA/UC is responsible for responding in a timely manner to the needs of patients and family members and taking a proactive role in the efficient operation of the unit. They function within policies, procedures and guidelines of Sturdy Memorial Hospital in accordance with Joint Commission, CDC and OSHA standards.
In addition the PCA/UC will perform clerical, receptionist and unit coordinating duties on individual patient care units. Required Skills/Qualifications/Training/Experience:. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills needed to assist in providing patient care, good organizational skills, personal maturity, accuracy and flexibility Previous knowledge of medical terminology, typing, computer skills and Unit Secretary experience preferred.
Successful completion of orientation. Proficient in English. Possess excellent interpersonal skills and adaptability, creating a favorable image in relationship to the Nursing Department and the hospital as a whole. Ability to perform simple math calculations.
Develop and maintain positive relationships across all areas of responsibility. Demonstrate commitment to customer relations and all basic concepts of continuous quality improvement and preventing error from reaching the patient. Provides timely, positive responses to the needs of all customers including patients, families, co-workers and physicians Educational Requirements:.
High School Graduate or equivalent License/Certification:. BLS competent Age Specific Criteria: Ability to effectively communicate to all age levels served within the scope of the position/assigned areas. Ability to Meet Job Performance Expectations: Must have the ability to perform the essential functions of the position without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves or other individuals in the workplace, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Sturdy Memorial Hospital is an equal employment opportunity employer. There is no discrimination because of race, color, creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status or disability. Please note: For the protection of the patients, employees, visitors and all who enter our facilities, Sturdy Memorial requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, with limited exemptions, as a condition of employment
Web Reference : AJF/385026343-202
Posted Date : Thu, 29 Sep 2022
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