Patient Care Assistant, Med-Surg Nursing, Jewish Hospital

Catholic Health Initiative Louisville , KY 40202

Posted 6 days ago

7pm - 7am, Full Time, Jewish Hospital

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72


Job Summary/JobPurpose/Essential Functions

This role is responsible for providing a variety of routine patient careactivities and support services including general clerical and reception dutiesunder the supervision of a registered nurse. Assists nurse, physicians, and families as needed

Recognizeschanges in patient status and reports appropriate information to registerednurse.Assistswith admission, transportation and discharge of patients

Demonstratesknowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span of thepatient to include neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult and geriatric.Assistspatient with dressing and undressing

Assistspatient with grooming and maintaining proper and clean appearance

Assistspatient with elimination/toileting needs

Assiststhe patient with oral care

Assistspatients in transferring, repositioning, alignment and ambulation

Accommodatespatient's needs through responding appropriately to patient's verbal/nonverbalexpressions of needs

Safeguardspatient's property

Keepspatient's living areas pleasant and orderly

Maintainspatient's self esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information.

Providespatients with opportunities for independence and choice consistent with theirplan of care.

Assurespatient's rights are protected and that all patients, families, and significantothers are made aware of patient's rights.

Measures bodyfunctions and documents care provided to patients

Receives andshares information, observes and reports patients condition and any change ofstatus to registered nurse

ProvidesSafety, Sitter services for the patient as assigned

Demonstratesand practices appropriate hand hygiene in delivery of patient care

Otherduties as assigned.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

High School Diploma or GED required.

BLS must be obtained prior to start of employment

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0217942

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Market: KentuckyOne Health

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