Patient Care Assistant - IMU 3 North

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Clinical Support
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2019-R0207770 Requisition #
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Minimum Qualifications

 

Education and Licensure

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • BLS and ACLS are required

Experience

  • One (1) year direct patient care experience

Minimum 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

About Us


As part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of the nation’s largest health systems, CHI St. Luke’s Health is dedicated to a mission of enhancing community health through high-quality, cost-effective care. We are home to the Texas Heart ®Institute (THI), eight hospitals, eight emergency centers, Diagnostic & Treatment Center, Radiation & CyberKnife® Center, and several St. Luke’s Medical Group locations throughout Greater Houston. Our additional markets include CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial (three hospitals and a long-term acute carefacility in East Texas); St. Joseph Health System (five hospitals and several St. Joseph Medical Group locations across Brazos Valley); and CHI St. Luke’s Health Brazosport in Lake Jackson.


In partnership with our physicians and community partners, we are committed to excellence and compassion in caring for the whole person while creating healthier communities. Learn more about our mission-based culture at CHIStLukesHealth.org.


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Equal Opportunity Employment


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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