HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Patient Care Tech PRN Medical Surgical in Low Moor, Virginia
LewisGale Hospital Alleghany(LGHA) has delivered decade-long commitment to helping save and improve patients’ lives and to giving back to the extended community they call home. LGHA is a 204-bed acute care facility located in Low Moor, Virginia who serves patients in both Virginia and West Virginia, offering a full range of medical specialties – from emergency medicine to general surgery. They are also home to the Senior Transitions program – a 15-bed specialty unit for seniors with emotional and behavioral issues requiring short-term acute stabilization.At the same time, they are an important part of LewisGale Regional Health System – an integrated network of closely aligned patient-care facilities that consistently rank among the top in the nation for patient care.
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND FUNCTIONS: * Functions as a member of the treatment team and accepts responsibilities for specifically assigned duties, such as patient observation rounds, suicide risk observation. * Demonstrates expertise in carrying out high quality patient care duties within scope of practice. * Displays respect for patient’s integrity, patient information and patient rights. * Demonstrates expertise in the performance of tasks necessary to maintain a therapeutic milieu and optimum patient care. * Escorts patients to and from scheduled activities in a safe and professional manner. * Performs all specific skills assigned including monitoring vital signs in a complete and accurate manner. * Assists with maintaining the cleanliness of the unit. * Maintains high level of interpersonal relationships with staff. * Utilizes appropriate skills in telephone etiquette when answering the telephone, making sure to record correct messages and pass along to appropriate staff, including patient inquiries in a timely manner. * Demonstrate efficiency in maintaining support services, which are vital to effective program operation. * Maintains unit filing and paperwork system, if assigned by Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse. * Assist with maintaining patient’s activities of daily living.
EXPERIENCE: * One year of experience as a nursing assistant in a healthcare setting (preferred) LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS: * Certified Nursing Assistant (preferred) * American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Healthcare Provider (preferred) HOURS: * PRN (hours vary) * Weekend and Holiday Requirements
/We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status./
Job: *Nursing Support
Title: Patient Care Tech PRN Medical Surgical
Location: Virginia-Low Moor-LewisGale Hospital Alleghany
Requisition ID: 02962-25093