Patient Care Assistant II-Cardiac Telemetry-(Nights) Full Time

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Clinical Support
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2019-R0213455 Requisition #
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Education:

High School Diploma/GED Required

Based on location assignment may also require BLS/ACLS/ and or PALS

 

Minimum Experience:

One (1) year direct patient care experience or proven on the job competency

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Good written/oral communication skills

Completion of PCA II orientation/training

 

Position Responsibilities:

1. Provides direct patient care as delegated by RN staff
   
  2. Monitors and records vital signs
   
  3. Assists in providing personal hygiene and physical care needs
   
  4. Accurately measures, records, and reports intake and output
   
  5. Obtains and records daily weight
   
  6. Performs blood glucose testing using blood glucose meter
   
  7. Reports changes in patient’s status promptly to RN
   
  8. Performs as patient care companion when needed
   
  9. Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge process
   
  10. Performs unit housekeeping needs.
   
  11.  Acts as a runner/transporter
   
  12.  Acts as receptionist for unit; has limited use of the hospital information systems according to hospital policy dependent on the need of unit
   
  13. Checks and documents refrigerator temperatures as delegated, reporting variances to appropriate personnel
   
  14. Updates assigned bed status
   
  15. Answers call lights and telephone
   
  16. Keeps patient environment clean, Performs comfort rounds, keeps hallways clear of obstruction, reports safety issues and broken equipment appropriately, and adheres to patient safety precautions
   
  17. Communicates with patient’s family, physicians, and unit personnel and peers in an accurate, courteous, and professional manner
   
  18. Performs phlebotomy and 12 lead EKGs as permitted on the assigned unit
   
  19. Removes saline locks

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