Covenant Health

Patient Care Assistant

ID
2514886
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
US-TN-Knoxville
Department Name
NURSING PHLEBOTOMY

Overview

PATIENT CARE ASSISTANT

FULL TIME (72 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD) DAYS

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Functions as a direct patient caregiver performing tasks to assist registered nurses.  Performs hands-on care, assistance with ADL’s and specified technical tasks for a group of patients under the supervision of the Team Leader.

 

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Hospital experience preferred. Medical terminology a plus. Must be able to operate computer and possess excellent interpersonal skills.  Must be able to read with comprehension, write legibly, and perform basic arithmetic computation. Must have understanding and knowledge of patient care which may be appropriately delegated to nursing assistants. Must successfully complete Covenant's orientation and Nursing Assistant in-house training program before being permitted to work with patients.

 

 

LICENSURE REQUIREMENT:  Nursing Assistant certification from state of Tennessee preferred. CPR required.

 

 

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