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Patient Care Assistant I

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

CHI St. Luke's Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, has been serving our community since 1954. We proudly provide a vast array of services that help us keep our community safe and healthy.Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring, and our families need protection. With our combined resources, we are committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community. This role will allow you to give back to our community and broaden your healthcare skills.We want our patients to be as comfortable as possible and believe that starts with basic patient care. Our Patient Care Assistants are an important part of the care team - treating each patient's individual needs, document care, and support our clinical teams.Do you have excellent follow-through skills? Are you organized and able to multi-task? Do you love caring for people? Would you like to work in a place that values your skills? Did you know we are an academic teaching facility? We have a team of people waiting for you. This job would be perfect for a:Licensed CNA, certified nursing assistant with one year patient care experienceIf you are compassionate about healthcare and would like to impact patients every day, connect with CHI St. Luke's Health today to experience what it is like to collaborate with a talented healthcare team!We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft Adoption AssistanceFree Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adultsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO) Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness ProgramsExpectations:Provide a variety of routine tasks and direct patient care to support our patients and our clinical teams.Answer call lights and unit phone to assist with questions and concerns from patients and family members. Communicate, monitor and document pertinent patient information Assist with admission, transfers, transporting, lifting, and discharge of patientsMake rounds and respond promptly to patients, families, and clinical team requests.Work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.Assist in organization, cleaning, and safety of the unit and patient roomsMinimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GEDOne (1) year direct patient care experience or proven on the job competency.Current Basic Life Support (BLS)Good written/oral communication skillsFor Internal employees ONLY PCA I Candidates: Completion of PCA II orientation/training prior to promotionPreferred Experience working in an acute care facilityrelated skills: PCA, patient care assistant, CNA, certified nurse assistant, PCT, patient care tech, ADL, vitals, EMR, EPIC, direct patient care , inpatient, hospital , acute care, customer service, collaborative phlebotomy, urinalysis, patient care, specimen, clinic, hospital, laboratory tests, vital signs, bathing, dressing, ambulation, walking, feeding, medication reminders, certificated nursing assistant, nursing support, documentation, adl, assisted daily living, therapeutic tasks, compassion, patience, kindness, respect, entry level, healthcare,

Keywords: Dignity Health, Houston , Patient Care Assistant I, Other , Houston, Texas

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