Patient Care Assistant, Multiple Shifts – Woodlands

 
Position: Patient Care Assistant, Multiple Shifts – Woodlands

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Talent Area: Patient Care Assistant

Shift: Various Shifts

About Texas Children's Hospital

Scheduled to open in 2017, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is a 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to treat children and adolescents in The Woodlands and counties throughout Greater North Houston such as Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties. Our new facility will include 25 emergency center rooms, 32 acute rooms, 28 critical care rooms, 12 radiology rooms and 4 operating rooms. We will also offer inpatient and outpatient pediatric care in more than 25 specialties including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation. Outpatient care areas are scheduled to open in fall 2016.   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 developmental 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 responsibilties
  • 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); OR one (1) year of direct patient care experience; OR 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, communicate effectively with the team, utilize monitoring equipment and basic patient care equipment, computer terminal, and telecommunications equipment


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