Asst - Patient Care - UC Medical Center - Medicine-7NW - 100108

Updated: 18 days ago
Location: Cincinnati, OHIO
Job Type: FullTime

Asst - Patient Care - UC Medical Center - Medicine-7NW - 100108(
Job Number:
 067526)



Description

 

Title:Patient Care Assistant

Location:  UC Medical Center – 234 Goodman Street – Cincinnati, OH

Department: Medicine 7NW

Hours: A1 (32 to 40 hours) / Full time

Shift: Days - 12 hour AM

 

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.
As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.
UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.
Primary Purpose: The Patient Care Assistant provides basic direct patient care as delegated by clinical professional personnel in accordance with delegation law and rules and current education.  The PCA maintains an orderly, clean and safe environment for patients and visitors.


 



Qualifications

 

Knowledge and Skills:
 
Education: High school diploma or GED, required.

 

License and Certification: For Daniel Drake Center, a CNA certification from an approved Ohio Department of Health Training Program is required, and successful completion of state test (STNA) is required within 4 months of hire date. 

 

Years of Experience: Minimum required: Zero - six months experience required. Preferred: One to two years equivalent experience.

 


Required Skills and Knowledge:
  • Trained and maintains proficiency in AHA CPR and patient care skills. Completes unit-specific hospital safety education.
  • One of the following criteria is required for this role: 
    • State Tested Nursing Aide Training; Acute Medical Surgical Training or Hospital Specific Training
    • May be a student from an accredited RN program that has successfully completed a medical surgical rotation or another acute care rotation.
    • If candidates do not have either of the initial two requirements, the cnadidate must successfully complete the UC Health competency training for PCA's and additional orientation before being permitted to care for patients. 

 


Organization
 - UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI MEDICAL CENTER, LLC
Primary Location
 - UC Medical Center - 234 Goodman Street - Cincinnati, OH


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