Basic Life Support Program (BLS) – American Heart Association; High School Diploma/GED
Never or Rarely
WHAT WE NEED
A team player with great bedside manner
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Exceptional quality health care doesn’t happen by luck; it happens because there is a team of health care professionals working together – each doing their own job to the highest standards and working together for a common goal. Patient care assistants are an important part of this care team – treating each patient’s individual needs, documenting care, and supporting our nursing staff.
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 and believes that serving with faith is the best possible way to serve? We have a team of people waiting for you.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Performs delegated patient care activities as directed by the RN or medical staff upon completion of documented training, in a manner that is aligned with age specific needs of the patient to ensure safe, accurate and high-quality treatment of patients.
Documentation of patient care.
Participate in organization, cleaning and safety of unit.
Maintains unit supplies, prepares patient rooms and medical records, enters charges, and answers the multi-line telephone to assist in the safe and efficient operation of the unit.
Answers questions about treatment plan within the expected scope or refers questions to RN.
Make rounds and respond promptly to patient requests.
Assist in the admission, transfer and discharge of patients as directed.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Knowledge of procedures and protocols necessary to provide patient safety.
Understanding of common medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.
Flexibility in staffing and adaptability to changes in patient care practice.
High attention to detail with strong organizational and analytical skills
Ability to display empathy while multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.