Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Full Time Nights (Rotating Weekend) 0.9 FTE

Location
Margate, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 10, 2018
Closes
Feb 24, 2018
Ref
00456-5208
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

Full Time Nights (Rotating Weekends)

Northwest Medical Center - Margate


Join a dynamic team of healthcare providers in a friendly work environment. We're dedicated to the highest quality patient care and we're looking for dedicated, qualified, compassionate professionals to become part of our team. Northwest Medical Center offers supportive management, great benefits and flexibility. A 215-bed medical center, we continue to expand and integrate the latest technology into patient care. Cardiac services, oncology, neurosurgery and The Spine Institute - these are just a few of the areas in which we excel!

 
Job Description:

Working under the supervision of a nursing, the PCA performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  The position's tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

  • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene
  • Serves and collects food trays.  Assists with patient feeding
  • Transports, positions  and drapes patients for exams and treatment
  • Assists patients in ambulating
  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
  • Performs non sterile dressing changes
  • Passes and collects bed pans
  • Changes bed linens
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care
  • Orients and mentors new staff members
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required



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