CommonSpirit Health Medical Surgical Neurology Patient Care Assistant in BRYAN, Texas
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Performs a variety of routine tasks to support the delivery of safe, effective, cost-efficient patient care as delegated by the RN. They provide assistance in transporting, transferring and lifting. They perform cleaning functions in patient care unit as delegated, and perform selected diagnostic tests.
Provides direct patient care as delegated by RN staff
Monitors and records vital signs
Assists in providing personal hygiene and physical care needs
Accurately measures, records, and reports intake and output
Obtains and records daily weight
Performs blood glucose testing using blood glucose meter
Reports changes in patient’s status promptly to RN
Performs as patient care companion when needed
Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge process
Performs unit housekeeping needs.
Acts as a runner/transporter
Acts as receptionist for unit; has limited use of the hospital information systems according to hospital policy dependent on the need of unit
Checks and documents refrigerator temperatures as delegated, reporting variances to appropriate personnel
Updates assigned bed status
Answers call lights and telephone
Keeps patient environment clean, Performs comfort rounds, keeps hallways clear of obstruction, reports safety issues and broken equipment appropriately, and adheres to patient safety precautions
Communicates with patient’s family, physicians, and unit personnel and peers in an accurate, courteous, and professional manner
High School Diploma/GED Required
Based on location assignment may also require BLS/ACLS/ and or PALS
Less than One (1) year experience in related field
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Good written/oral communication skills
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Requisition ID 2021-154561
Employment Type Per Diem
Standard Hours PRN
Facility / Process Level : Name CHI St Joseph Health
Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.