Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Assistant I-Med/Surg 4W (6p-6a) Full Time in THE WOODLANDS, Texas

Patient Care Assistant I-Med/Surg 4W (6p-6a) Full Time

Description

The

Woodlands Hospital

A

primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery

counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic

imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density studies),

neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery,

pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations

include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Treatment

Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital.

Performs

a variety of routine tasks to support the delivery of safe, effective,

cost-efficient patient care as delegated by the RN. They provide assistance in

transporting, transferring and lifting. They perform cleaning Functions in

patient care unit as delegated, and perform selected diagnostic tests.

Qualifications

Education:

High

School Diploma/GED Required

Minimum Experience:

Less than One (1) year experience in related

field

Minimum Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities:

Good

written/oral communication skills

  1. Provides direct

patient care as delegated by RN staff

  1. Monitors and records

vital signs

  1. Assists in providing personal

hygiene and physical care needs

  1. Accurately measures,

records, and reports intake and output

  1. Obtains and records

daily weight

  1. Performs blood

glucose testing using blood glucose meter

  1. Reports changes in

patient’s status promptly to RN

  1. Performs as patient

care companion when needed

  1. Assists in the

admission, transfer and discharge process

  1. Performs unit

housekeeping needs.

  1. Acts as a

runner/transporter

  1. Acts as receptionist

for unit; has limited use of the hospital information systems according to hospital

policy dependent on the need of unit

  1. Checks and documents

refrigerator temperatures as delegated, reporting variances to appropriate

personnel

  1. Updates assigned bed

status

  1. Answers call lights

and telephone

  1. Keeps patient

environment clean, Performs comfort rounds, keeps hallways clear of

obstruction, reports safety issues and broken equipment appropriately, and

adheres to patient safety precautions

  1. Communicates with

patient’s family, physicians, and unit personnel and peers in an accurate,

courteous, and professional manner

Job Nursing Support

Primary Location TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-ST LUKE WOODLANDS

Daily Schedule 6p-6a

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2016-R0083264