Patient Care Assistant PRN - T2 Cardiac Medical Unit

JPS Health Network Fort Worth , TX 76102

Posted 2 months ago

Who We Are

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital --home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation - and more than 40 community-based clinics. All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performance

outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

Why JPS?

We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three rules:

1.Own it. Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.

2.Seek joy. Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.

3.Don't be a jerk. Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect. Smiling, laughter, compassion - key components of our everyday experience at JPS.

When working here, you're surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication. We look forward to meeting you!

For more information, visit www.jpshealthnet.org.

To view all job vacancies, visit www.jobs.jpshealthnet.org/ or www.teamacclaim.org.

Job Title:

Patient Care Assistant PRN - T2 Cardiac Medical Unit

Requisition Number:

20164

Employment Type:

PRN

Division:

Nursing Services

Compensation Type:

Hourly

Job Category:

Patient Care Support

Hours Worked:

Location:

John Peter Smith Hospital

Shift Worked:

TBD-To be determined

Job Description:

Description: The Patient Care Assistant PRN is responsible for performing technical and clerical duties associated with the care and treatment of patients.

Typical Duties:

  • Performs basic patient care with consideration for age and developmental stage.

  • Assists with patient care in a way that minimizes the risk of transfer of infection, accidental contamination, and protects the patient from injury or harm.

  • Obtains and records vital signs, I/O's, weights, bedside testing, and documents in the patient record as directed by the license nurse.

  • Delivers and obtains items from other areas of the hospital as required..

  • Prepares and assists with admissions, discharges, procedures, ambulating and transfers of patients.

  • Assists in monitoring adequate availability of equipment and stocking of supplies and equipment according to established accounts receivable levels..

  • Monitors patients with restraints or on suicide precautions and documents as directed.

  • Assists and performs activities as assigned by the licensed nurse and within the scope of practice as outlined on the skills competency form.

  • Maintains a safe, clean work environment

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
    Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

  • Current JPS recognized BLS certification and must be maintained throughout employment.

  • Completion of Unit Specific Competency Based Orientation Program within the first 90 days of employment.

Location Address:

1500 S. Main Street

Fort Worth, Texas, 76104

United States

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Patient Care Assistant PRN - T2 Cardiac Medical Unit

JPS Health Network