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Relief - Patient Care Assistant

Conemaugh Miners Medical Center
Posted 14 days ago
Location

Hastings, PA 16646, US

Salary

$11.46 - $16.67 per hour

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Contract type

Full Time

Paid Time Off
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Assistance
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Conemaugh Miners Medical Center is seeking a Relief - Patient Care Assistant in Hastings, PA. The Patient Care Assistant will be working under the direction of the Nurse Manager, Nursing Supervisor, Registered Nurse, and in collaboration with other members of the Patient Care Team. The Patient Care Assistant will assist with the direct day to day care of patients and families. Performs a variety of non-patient care duties. Responsible for providing and maintaining positive interactions with every patient/family/visitor encountered. Provides populations specific care to meet the developmental needs of those patients served.

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Conemaugh Miners Medical Center is a 25-bed facility featuring a 24/7 Level IV Trauma Emergency Department with chest pain accreditation, offering sophisticated emergency care close to home. We pride ourselves in providing high-quality, comprehensive outpatient, imaging, diagnostic, and specialty services to all patients throughout the entire course of their lives.

Where We Are:

Cambria County is an ideal place to live, work and play and ranked as the number one most livable area in Pennsylvania by Money Magazine. We are known for our small-town atmosphere but abundant in things to do and see. Here you will find numerous historic attractions, shops, restaurants, and some of the most beautiful forestland around.  

Why Choose Us:

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
  • Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
  • And much more…

Essential Functions:
Under the direction of the Registered Nurse:
Participates in Patient Care Team’s delivery of personalized, efficient care with respect for patient’s spiritual and cultural differences.
Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness and cost in delivery of patient care.
Orients patients/families to rooms and call bell systems.
Obtains initial vital signs, height and weight upon entry/admission.
Records daily I & O, vital signs and food intake into EMR.
Transports patients via appropriate means in a safe, dignified manner.
Adheres to patient activity restrictions.
Establishes positive relationships with patients/families and reports concerns accurately and concisely to appropriate care team member.
Maintains positive interactions with staff on other nursing units and diagnostic testing areas.
Assists members of the health care team with specific tasks that support patient care services.
Screens the patients for pain and promptly reports the complaint of pain to the nurse.
Maintains confidentiality of all patients, hospital and employee related information
Assists the nurse in providing patient treatments and diagnostic procedures as directed.
Participates in Performance Improvement activities as directed.
Actively participates in Patient Satisfaction initiatives.
Prepares, maintains, applies and removes cardiac monitoring leads.
Replaces electrodes/leads/monitor batteries, as needed.
Completes ECG in a timely manner.
Prepares and cleans equipment after patient use.
Retrieves and returns equipment/appliances as needed.
Adheres to policies/procedures.
Performs the 5 moments of hand hygiene.
Attends six (6) staff meetings per year.
Reads all staff meeting minutes.
Completes required yearly education including annual 1:1 education (SECURE training).
Maintains CPR certification.
Commits to Common Ground Code of Conduct.

Qualifications:
Education:
Required: High School Diploma or GED, graduate of a Nursing Assistant Program OR experience as a direct care provider.
Preferred: N/A.

Experience:
Required: N/A.
Preferred: One-year acute care experience.

Certification/Licensure/Registration:
Required: Basic Life Support or acquire within introductory period.
Preferred: N/A. 

Schedule Requirements:

Flexibility to let the manager know what days you want to work. 

Must work 2 shifts per pay minimum, at times, it can be up to full-time hours if the manager needs you, and you agree. 

Not required to work weekends and/or holidays.

Skills and Abilities:
Skilled at understanding and applying patient age specific needs.
Skilled at demonstrating and implementing all core and job specific competencies/behaviors.
Ability to apply technical skills and demonstrates appropriate interpersonal skills.

EEOC Statement:

Conemaugh Miners Medical Center is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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