HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Care Assistant - PRN in N Richland Hills, Texas
Work Schedule: PRN (As Needed)
Patient Care Assistant/PCA Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Patient Care Assistant performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include: * Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene. * Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding. * Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments. * Assists patients in ambulating. * Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O. * Performs non sterile dressing changes. * Passes and collects bed pans. * Changes bed linens. * Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members. * Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Required Job Qualifications Include: * High School Graduate or equivalent required. * Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider * Must be a Certified Medical Assistant or Certified Nursing Assistant * Working knowledge of medical terminology. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
Title: Patient Care Assistant - PRN
Location: Texas-N Richland Hills-North Hills Hospital - North Richland Hills
Requisition ID: 00444-85908