Coronary Care Unit - Patient Care Assistant II

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Clinical Support
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2019-R0252009 Requisition #
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Position Responsibilities:

Provides direct patient care as delegated by RN staff

Monitors and records vital signs

Assists in providing personal hygiene and physical care needs

Accurately measures, records, and reports intake and output

Obtains and records daily weight

Performs blood glucose testing using blood glucose meter

Reports changes in patient’s status promptly to RN

Performs as patient care companion when needed

Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge process

Performs unit housekeeping needs.

Acts as a runner/transporter

Acts as receptionist for unit; has limited use of the hospital information systems according to hospital policy dependent on the need of unit

Checks and documents refrigerator temperatures as delegated, reporting variances to appropriate personnel

Updates assigned bed status

Answers call lights and telephone

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

Communicates with patient’s family, physicians, and unit personnel and peers in an accurate, courteous, and professional manner

Performs sterile procedures including urinary catheterizations as delegated by a RN

Performs phlebotomy and 12 lead EKGs as permitted on the assigned unit

Removes saline locks

 

Education:

High School Diploma/GED Required

Basic Life Support (BLS) required

 

Minimum Experience:

One (1) year direct patient care experience

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Good written/oral communication skills

Completion of PCA II orientation/training


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