Massac Memorial Hospital
  • 29-Sep-2017 to 29-Sep-2018 (CST)
  • Inpatient
  • Metropolis, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

PATIENT CARE ASSISTANT (PCA)

 

Position Summary:

Provide basic patient care to promote the comfort, cleanliness & safety of all patients including neonate thru geriatric.  Duties typically assigned by Registered Nurse (RN). 

Essential Functions (Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities):

1 Obtain vital signs & accurately document.
2. Record Intake & Output & document meal intake.
3. Perform general hygiene care as needed which may include bathing, changing linens, oral hygiene & dressing    patients.
4. Make rounds on assigned patients at least every 2 hours & as needed.
5. Provide safe environment for patient & follow guidelines for Fall Risk patients.
6. Reposition patients every 2 hours or as assigned by the RN or as patient care requires.
7. Promptly answer call lights.
8. Other tasks as assigned by the RN

Additional Duties, Tasks, Responsibilities & Expectations:

  1. Comply with all hospital policies & procedures (P&P) as applicable for position including employee handbook, department & administrative P&P, goals & objectives for self, department & performance improvement, safety, compliance program, accreditation & survey standards, HIPAA & confidentiality & infection control.
  2. Provide exceptional customer service to all external (patients, families, etc.) & internal (co-workers, other departments, physicians, etc.) customers. 
  3. Participate in staff meetings & serve on hospital committees/teams as appropriate.
  4. Perform work in effective, organized, accountable & competent manner.
  5. Be respectful, courteous & caring in all interactions with others and display a positive attitude.
  6. Demonstrate initiative & ownership in performance of duties & be self-starter. 
  7. Pass competency & proficiency testing as required by department or hospital.
  8. Adapt to changing work assignments & comfortable serving diverse community.
  9. Keep knowledge & skills current via education activities, in-services & other training & keep certification(s) current, if any. 
  10. Promote nursing & hospital services in service delivery area.
  11. Function well under stressful conditions involving patients, family, physicians, other departments & entities, workload, etc.
  12. Report or update nurses or manager on patient care issues or problems to correct or monitor.
  13. Maintain home &/or message telephone & "fill-in" for other staff as required.
  14. Perform related duties including assignment to other units/offices as required.

 

MMH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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