Geisinger Health System Patient Care Assistant SEIU in Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Provides care for the comfort, safety and personal needs of patient under the direction and supervision of registered nurse. Identifies physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual factors as they relate to the patient age groups served. Assists patients with activities of daily living and performs procedures necessary for improving patient outcomes. Works collaboratively with all members of the health care team. Shares various tasks with other licensed and non-licensed staff members
Assists patients with activities of daily living such as ambulation, gait training, feeding, bathing and dressing.
Assists physicians and nurses with patient procedures as directed by Registered Nurse.
Transports patients as directed.
Assists with transport of specimens as directed.
Assembles equipment and supplies necessary for patient care and prepares them for use by patient and staff.
Performs observations of patient’s physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs by identifying and reporting changes to the Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.