Patient Care Assistant- Cardiology Unit
Full Time, 72 hours per pay period, Day Shift
The Cardiology unit, 3 Montvue, which includes Pulmonary and Nephrology is part of the three Nursing Units of the Internal Medicine Department which comprises approximately a third of inpatient beds at Parkwest Medical Center. This is a 33 bed unit that specializes in peritoneal dialysis and intensive acuity patients with tracheostomies .
The Montvue Tower gives Registered Nurses an opportunity to see a variety of patients with a myriad of medical diagnoses. This exposure builds a solid foundation for our nurses in all aspects of adult health. Additionally, with each unit there is an opportunity to learn a specialization.
The experience gained by our Internal Medicine Nurses fosters technical competence and a professional confidence that allows you to perform at the highest levels of your profession. Our Healthcare team, from RNs to CNAs, operate with optimal staffing ratios based on a Standardized Productivity Model. So if you want to be that nurse that embodies strong clinical diversity with areas of specialization then the Montvue Towers at Parkwest Medical Center is the place for you!
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.
Licensure Requirement: Nursing Assistant certification from state of Tennessee preferred. CPR required. Must successfully complete Covenant’s orientation and Nursing Assistant in-house training program before being permitted to work with patients.
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