Patient Care Assistant, Orthopedic Medical Surgery
Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Shift: Days
Looking for a comprehensive, award-winng hospital where you can grow your career? Parkwest Medical Center will soon be opening a new orthopedic unit where you can be a member of an integral team of health professionals that provide the most comprehensive care to its clients and their families.
Functions as a direct patient caregiver performing tasks to assist registered nurses. Performs hands-on care, assistance with ADL's and specified technical tasks for a group of patients under the supervision of the Team Leader.
None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.
Hospital experience preferred. Medical terminology a plus. Must be able to operate computer and possess excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to read with comprehension, write legibly, and perform basic arithmetic computation. Must have understanding and knowledge of patient care which may be appropriately delegated to nursing assistants. Must successfully complete Covenant's orientation and Nursing Assistant in-house training program before being permitted to work with patients.