Patient Care Assistant/Medical Surgical /Days - Houston Methodist Suga
Company: Houston Methodist
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: April 17, 2019
Work Shift: DAYWork Week: 7a-7p
SUMMARY: To assist in the delivery of patient care and services
and/or secretarial duties to defined patient groups and their
families under direction of the RN, Manager, Director and
Administrator on Call. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provides
care, including treatments and procedures, to patients assigned
within unit specific defined limits. 2. Reports observations,
conditions and problems of patients to the licensed nurse. 3.
Records care administered according to established procedures. 4.
Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of the hospital systems
to include clinical equipment and serves as a resource to
physicians, patients, visitors, and staff. 5. Maintains and
accurately processes and updates unit and patient records, e.g.,
transcription of physician orders, discharge disposition codes,
computer data entries, medical records, identification labels,
patients valuable, etc. Ensures confidentiality. 6. Coordinates
scheduling of tests with the healthcare team and other departments
to achieve cost-effective and positive patient outcomes. 7.
Inventories, monitors and orders supplies to maintain par levels.
8. Organizes the work flow, problem-solves, and manages multiple
ongoing priorities with minimal supervision. 9. Maintains an
orderly environment that facilitates access to supplies, manuals,
and other resource information. 10. Follows channels of
communication for effective problem solving. 11. Participates as
team player. 12. Demonstrates the components of the I CARE Values
statement (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and
Excellence). 13. Demonstrates ServicePride standards (smiles and
makes eye contact: greets each patient and visitor: seeks out
patient and visitor contact: displays appropriate body language at
all times: takes 5 minutes each day to go above and beyond for one
patient or visitor: honors diversity: thanks every customer). 14.
Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports all accidents
promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communications with
peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the
workplace. 15. Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION
REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED equivalent. EXPERIENCE
REQUIREMENTS: Must have at least 6 months of previous experience as
a PCA and/or successful completion of Nursing Assistant program
(certification as CNA) and/or completion of Clinical rotation
within an accredited Nursing program in addition to at least 1 year
of unit secretary experience or secretarial/office experience in a
medical office that includes computer applications. Medical
terminology preferred. CPR required. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND
REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Required.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Required.WORKING : Patient Care
Units: Walking, standing, pushing, lifting (50 pounds minimum) is
required. Universal precautions required. Significant potential
exposure to latex.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Equal employment
opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist
is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in
discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or
seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other
characteristics protected by law.VEVRAA Federal Contractor -
priority referral Protected Veterans requested.
Since 1998, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been serving
Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely
on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that
was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243
licensed beds, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900 employees, Houston
Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide
comprehensive, personalized care for the community.
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