Patient Care Assistant - Med-Surg - Night Shift

Trinity Health Corporation Wilmington , DE 19801

Posted 3 weeks ago

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

12 Hour Night Shift

Description:

Saint Francis Healthcare is looking for experienced Patient Care Assistants to join the team on our Medical-Surgical floor!

Schedule: Full-time night shift (7p-7a) / Every other weekend and rotating holidays

As a Patient Care Assistant, you will provide hygiene and comfort measures and selected nursing procedures under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN).The Patient Care Assistant must also demonstrates the skills and knowledge necessary to provide care to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. These responsibilities include bathing, grooming and feeding patients.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Identifies patient needs and reports to RN.

  • Carries out delegated, appropriate nursing actions for each patient.

  • Delivers nursing care that demonstrates both knowledge of facts and sound judgment.

  • Reports observed physical and emotional reactions to holistic plan of care.

  • Completes all charts/forms accurately and timely, (example: Vital Signs, weights, Intake and Output's along with documentation on Flow Sheet).

  • Reinforces patient teaching and instructions that have been given by the RN.

  • Receives report and continuously communicates with the RN throughout the shift.

  • Seeks knowledge in relation to patient's condition, disease entity or treatment and reflects this is patient care.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent

  • Nurse Aide certification required

  • BLS Certification required

  • Six months experience in an acute or long-term care facility preferred.

  • Able to perform all skills and competencies as defined in the PCA skills checklist within 3 months of employment.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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Patient Care Assistant - Med-Surg - Night Shift

Trinity Health Corporation