Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
6/20/2017
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Patient Care Associate - FT, MHW
(This job is no longer available)
Memorial Healthcare System | Hollywood, FL
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Job Description

Under the supervision of an RN, performs basic patient care activities and continual one-on-one patient monitoring.

1. Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including but not limited to monitoring vital signs, EKG testing, phlebotomy, taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.

2. Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including bathing, grooming, and eating.

3. Reports abnormal assessment findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.

4. Assists with keeping patient rooms/areas stocked, clean and orderly.

Education: Graduate of an accredited Nursing Assistant, Practical Nursing, Medical Assistant or Patient Care Associate program. Licensure, Certification and Registration: Certified as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) with certifications for EKG and Phlebotomy program; OR LPN with EKG and Phlebotomy certifications, OR Patient Care Technician or Associate with EKG and Phlebotomy certifications OR Medical Assistant with CNA. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.

Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: No experience required.

\n\nRequired Work Experience: Graduate of an accredited Nursing Assistant, Practical Nursing, Medical Assistant or Patient Care Associate program. Licensure, Certification and Registration: Certified as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) with certifications for EKG and Phlebotomy program; OR LPN with EKG and Phlebotomy certifications, OR Patient Care Technician or Associate with EKG and Phlebotomy certifications OR Medical Assistant with CNA. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.

About Memorial Healthcare System

Memorial Healthcare System is the public, non-profit healthcare provider serving South Broward County. The healthcare system's mission is to provide safe, quality, cost-effective, customer-focused healthcare services to its patients regardless of their ability to pay, with a goal of improving the health status of the community it serves. Among its facilities are Memorial Regional Hospital, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke and Memorial Manor Nursing Home.