Patient Care Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistant
Shriners Hospitals for Children is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. Our 22 facilities, located in the United States, Canada and Mexico, provide advanced care for children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate.
Shriners Hospitals for Children offers career opportunities to clinical and non-clinical professionals; as well as educational and research opportunities. The work environment is mission driven, high quality and provides great satisfaction to all professionals through the unique health care setting. We are an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing challenging and rewarding careers in an environment based on our corporate values - excellence, innovation, commitment, integrity, teamwork, stewardship and respect.
The Patient Care Assistant will assist the Nurse in the delivery of patient care and perform routine unit tasks as assigned by the Nursing Director or his / her designee. The Patient Care Assistant shall consistently demonstrate caring and appropriate behavior in interacting with patients and families.
Will communicate observations and concerns to the staff nurse in a timely manner and carry out the interventions deemed appropriate by the nurse in the plan of care. Maintains the standards of patient care consistent with the hospital mission and philosophy and objectives of family centered care at Shriners Hospital.
Follows the plan of care by assisting the Registered Nurse in meeting the physical needs of the patients.
Maintain Physical Environment:
Works to maintain a safe, clean, orderly and effective patient environment.
Consistently interrelates with patients, families, co-workers and other departmental personnel to promote cooperation and efficiency in meeting the health care needs of patients.
Contributes to the creation of an environment which provides emotional, social and developmental support to patients and their families.
High School Diploma/GED Required.
Three to Six Months related experience in a hospital setting required.
Pediatric experience preferred.
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Required.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Required.
Shriners Hospitals For Children