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Patient Care Assistant II - Med Surg Rehab

CHI St. Luke\'s Woodlands Hospital – The Woodlands, TX

The Woodlands Hospital

A primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, womens services (digital mammography and bone density studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centers Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Childrens Hospital.


Position Summary:

Patient Care Assistant II - Med Surg Rehab - Full-time Nights (6P-6A)

Performs a variety of routine tasks to support the delivery of safe, effective, cost-efficient patient care as delegated by the RN. They provide assistance in transporting, transferring and lifting. They perform cleaning functions in patient care unit as delegated, and perform selected diagnostic tests.


1. Provides direct patient care as delegated by RN staff

2. Monitors and records vital signs

3. Assists in providing personal hygiene and physical care needs

4. Accurately measures, records, and reports intake and output

5. Obtains and records daily weight

6. Performs blood glucose testing using blood glucose meter

7. Reports changes in patients status promptly to RN

8. Performs as patient care companion when needed

9. Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge process

10. Performs unit housekeeping needs.

11. Acts as a runner/transporter

12. Acts as receptionist for unit; has limited use of the hospital information systems according to hospital policy dependent on the need of unit

13. Checks and documents refrigerator temperatures as delegated, reporting variances to appropriate personnel

14. Updates assigned bed status

15. Answers call lights and telephone

16. Keeps patient environment clean, Performs comfort rounds, keeps hallways clear of obstruction, reports safety issues and broken equipment appropriately, and adheres to patient safety precautions

17. Communicates with patients family, physicians, and unit personnel and peers in an accurate, courteous, and professional manner

18. Performs sterile procedures including urinary catheterizations as delegated by a RN

19. Performs phlebotomy and 12 lead EKGs as permitted on the assigned unit

20. Removes saline locks

Education:

High School Diploma/GED Required

Basic Life Support (BLS) required


Minimum Experience: One (1) year direct patient care experience
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Good written/oral communication skills Completion of PCA II orientation/training Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0233978
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Market: CHI St. Luke s Woodlands Hospital

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