Patient Care Assistant Sitter - Per Diem

Location
Plantation, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Nov 11, 2017
Ref
01345-5528
Specialty
Per Diem
Contract Type
Permanent

Sitter - Patience Care Assistant
Westside Regional Medical Center
Plantation, FL

 

Facility Description:

We're always on the move. New technology. State-of-the art care. Campus improvements - including a $60 million Tower Expansion set to begin in 2017. You will find it is an exciting time at Westside Regional Medical Center, a 224-bed medical center and healthcare complex. Here, our 800 nurses and allied health professionals, along with 750 physicians, thrive in a fast-paced but friendly work environment. Our medical services, combined with programs in specialties varying from oncology to cardiology, from surgery to emergency care, illustrate why we are one of the best leading healthcare facilities in South Florida.

We offer our community a Chest Pain Center, Comprehensive/Primary Stroke Center, Robotic Surgery, Open Heart Surgery/Cardiovascular ICU, Orthopedic and Spine Institute, Biplane Neuro Interventional Suite.

Westside Regional Medical Center is a member of the nations leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethispheres Worlds Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!!

 

Benefits:

We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance
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Description:

The Patient Care Assistant, Sitter, under the direction of a nurse, assists in providing nursing care to a designated group of patients. The position requires a considerable amount of physical work not to exceed 50 pounds. Any work load exceeding 50 pounds will require assistance. The individual will be required to pull-up of reposition patients in bed, lift supplies, place equipment on supports, push beds throughout the hospital, and perform external cardiac compressions.

The individual must be able to bend over to perform certain duties such as: check chest tube drainage; check urine output, etc. The individual must also be able to maneuver throughout halls, stairways, and patient rooms in response to hospital emergencies. Interpretation of environmental input requires visual and auditory skills. In the even there is a need to evacuate the building, heavy lifting will be required to carry patients to safety. Safety belt will be provided when requested.


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