Patient Care Assistant II

Requisition ID
2020-140323
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Medical / Surgical / Telemetry
Hours / Pay Period
72
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
7:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial - San Augustine
Location
TX-LUFKIN

Overview

CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial San Augustine has consistently earned the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services certification which demonstrates compliance with the highest standards of care. The staff of this 18-bed acute care hospital,  maintains its focus on quality care and delivering only the best to the community they call home.

 

CHI St. Luke’s Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, has been serving our community since 1954. We proudly provide a vast array of services that help us keep our community safe and healthy.  

 

Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring, and our families need protection. With our combined resources, we are committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community. This role will allow you to give back to our community and broaden your healthcare skills. 

 

We want our patients to be as comfortable as possible and believe that starts with basic patient care. Our Patient Care Assistants are an important part of the care team – treating each patient’s individual needs, document care, and support our clinical teams. 

Do you have excellent follow-through skills? Are you organized and able to multi-task? Do you love caring for people? Would you like to work in a place that values your skills? Did you know we are an academic teaching facility?  We have a team of people waiting for you.     

 

This job would be perfect for a:

  • Newly licensed CNA, certified nursing assistant
  • Passionate CNA currently working in a rehab facility that wants to work in acute care setting

If you are compassionate about healthcare and would like to impact patients every day, connect with CHI St. Luke’s Health today to experience what it is like to collaborate with a talented healthcare team!

 

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Programs

Responsibilities

Expectations:

  • Provide a variety of routine tasks and direct patient care to support our patients and our clinical teams. 
  • Answer call lights and unit phone to assist with questions and concerns from patients and family members.   
  • Communicate, monitor and document pertinent patient information
  • Assist with admission, transfers, transporting, lifting, and discharge of patients
  • Make rounds and respond promptly to patients, families, and clinical team requests.
  • Work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.
  • Assist in organization, cleaning, and safety of the unit and patient rooms
  • 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

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • License/Certification Required: Certified Nurse Aide
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Good written/oral communication skills

Preferred

  • Experience working in an acute care facility

 

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