Patient Care Assistant

 
Position: Patient Care Assistant

Job ID: 150556

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO ACUTE CARE 3

Talent Area: Patient Care Assistant

Full/Part Time: Per Diem

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a-7p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).   To join our community of 14,000+ 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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