Patient Care Assistant Medical Surgical

Requisition ID
2020-147056
Department
Medical / Surgical Acute - 5th Floor
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Varies
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Saint Joseph London
Location
KY-LONDON

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is 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.

Responsibilities

Provides direct patient care under the supervision of the licensed nursing staff within the scope of practice and according to established policy and procedure. Contributes to the safe and efficient operation of Nursing Services.
 
ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assists in providing direct patient care under the supervision of the licensed nursing staff.
  • Communicates effectively and appropriately.
  • Contributes to maintenance of a clean, safe environment to minimize hazards of infection or injury.
  • Contributes to the efficient operation of Nursing Services.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to growth and maintenance of competency.
  • Assists in delivering high quality health care services in a professional, compassionate, and courteous manner while respecting the dignity and individuality of each person who comes in contact with the organization by following the Standards of Excellence, the Standards of Behavior, and the Standards of Professional Appearance and Conduct.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
  • Required Education for Staff Job Levels
  • High School Diploma or GED.
 
Required Licensure and Certifications 
  • BLS
 
PREFERRED Qualifications 
  • Healthcare experience preferred.

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