Patient Care Associate PD
Category: Nursing Assistant
Department: Jenks 4 West (Warren) - 603600
Position Type: Per Diem
Shift: Rotating Shift
Hours Per Week: Per Diem
FT/PT/PD: Per Diem
The Patient Care Assistant provides a comprehensive, proactive, and “Patients First” experience for our patients and visitors.
They will perform unit activities under the direction of the Registered Professional Nurse. These include, but are not limited to, direct patient care activities such as taking vital signs and assisting patients with the basic activities of daily living, as well as non-clinical activities such as acting as a receptionist, coordinating equipment, providing transportation activities, and performing tasks specific to the department assigned.
The Patient Care Assistant interacts with patients, families, nursing, and a variety of interdisciplinary personnel and possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills. The PCA staff work closely together to ensure safe patient care and smooth unit operations. Previous PCA or Nursing Assistant experience required. Candidates currently working towards their nursing degree with previous clinical rotation experience are highly desired.
HS diploma or GED required
1 year of hospital experience preferred