Performs various patient care activities and related non-professional service. Cares for the personal needs and comfort of patients as directed by the nurse.
PCT PRINCIPLE DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides appropriate personal hygiene
Consistently identifies & anticipates patient's needs & responds appropriately
Provides care in a timely manner
Demonstrates proper body mechanics
Demonstrates proper use of patient transfer/transport movement devices
Maintains patient privacy and safety
Uses chain of command appropriately
Demonstrates respect to patient's, visitors, peers by tone of voice and demeanor
Appropriately communicates change in patient condition to nurse
Demonstrates competency in all assigned clinical tasks
Demonstrates appropriate infection control procedures; i.e. hand washing, isolation
Charges appropriately for supplies
Treats equipment & devices with care
Keeps halls and patient care areas clear of items
High School Diploma / GED or Equivalent
BLS certification issued by the American Heart Association
1 year of recent nursing assistant experience working in an inpatient hospital or sub-acute facility setting.
Job: Nursing Assistants and PCA
Primary Location: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Facility: Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
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