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Patient Care Assistant

Date Posted: 02/01/2022
Full Time & PRN | Various Shifts Available |

Primarily responsible for the delivery of non-clinical care to all adult and or pediatric patients. Responsible for delivery of clinical care as delegated by licensed nurses and with the scope of practice. Responsible for promoting positive interactions with staff, physicians, patients, families and other visitors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Follows expected workflows and processes set up for the delivery of non-clinical and clinical care.
  • Demonstrates positive effective communication, including education with patients and families, physicians and other healthcare team members, and professional communications skills. 
  • Provide a safe environment for patients, families and co-workers, including hand washing, and adherence to infection control policies.
  • Demonstrate professionalism including current AED's and other competencies, following dress code policies, participation in orientation of new team members.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Certification program completion preferred.
  • Licensure: Current State of Texas Certification as a Certified Nurse Aid preferred.
  • Required to complete eight (8) hours of  hospital provided continuing education hours upon hire and annually for Total Joint and Spine. Education will focus on management/care of total hip, knee and shoulder replacement as well as elective spine surgery patients.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The individual must be able to:

  • Stand, walk, sit, stoop, reach, lift, see, speak and hear. Lifting is limited to 35 lbs. for clinical staff and to 50 lbs. for non-clinical staff. The individual must use an assisted-lift device or get another individual(s) to assist with the lift that is over these maximum limits.