HCA, Hospital Corporation of America PCA in Low Moor, Virginia

PCA Needed with LewisGale Allegheny!

*Position Summary and Essential Functions: *Under general supervision the Patient Care Assistant provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies and procedures of LewisGale Hospital Alleghany. In collaboration with the Registered Nurse and other members of the health care team, the Patient Care Assistant carries out assigned functions under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. * Special qualifications: Effective communication skills; both orally and written. Computer skills needed. Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Ability to take and carry out instructions. Must have the ability to adapt to flexible work schedule. * Degree of Supervision Required:Involves general guidance and direction by the ED director, RN and/or LPN. The employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures. * Ages of Patients Served: This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families. * Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category.
* Must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards. (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training, or experience.)

*Position Requirements: *

Licensure/Certification/Registration: *Current licensure in the State of Virginia as Certified Nursing Assistant or EMT training. Must be able to read and interpret oral and written instructions. Must be certified in CPR and successful completion of organized orientation program.
EMT training or successful completion of a certified nursing assistant course preferred. Experience: EMT in the field or One (1) year experience on a medical/surgical floor/unit preferred.

Title: PCA

Location: Virginia-Low Moor-LewisGale Hospital Alleghany

Requisition ID: 02962-16470