Patient Care Asst

 
Position: Patient Care Asst

Job ID: 148458

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO ACUTE CARE 3

Talent Area: Patient Care Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7p - 7a

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston, opened its doors in April 2017. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in north Houston, the hospital, which has a staff of over 600, has already provided thousands of patients with specialty care closer to home. The outpatient building, which opened in October 2016, includes 72 exam rooms and clinics for major pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology, allergy/immunology/rheumatology and diabetes/endocrinology. The hospital’s inpatient building features the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency center with 25 patient rooms, 32 acute care beds, four operating rooms, 12 radiology suites and 28 critical care rooms.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.    

Summary:

We are searching for a Patient Care Assistant – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll perform a variety of routine and specialized patient care activities, as assigned, under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). Care will be delivered that incorporates Family Centered Care in a cost-effective manner and is developmentally and age appropriate for the patient population.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Assists with the collection and documentation of patient/family data
  • Provides high quality, cost effective patient care in collaboration with the RN and in conjunction with the patient/family
  • Assists in identifying patient/family response to care provided
  • Maintains accountability for development of self and participates in development of others
  • Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional/interpersonal communication, and customer service skills
  • Participates in achieving hospital/unit goals

 

 

 

 



Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

 

One of the following:

 

  • Completion of a formal nursing assistant educational program or certification (e.g. Diploma/Course/Certificate/Associates Degree/etc. completed in a Certified Nurse Assistant, Medical Assistant, or similar clinical education program)
  • One (1) year of direct patient care experience
  • Currently enrolled in a BSN degree program with one clinical rotation completed at the time of hire

 

Knowledge of nursing care

Ability to perform tasks for numerous patients and communicate effectively with the team

Ability to utilize monitoring equipment, basic patient care equipment, computer terminal and telecommunications equipment

 

 

 



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