Patient Care Assistant - Onocology, Gyn, Surgery
Full Time, 72 Hour Per Pay Period, Night Shift
We are a fast-paced, energetic and fun group on this unit! Our unit consists of 44 beds. We have a wide variety of patients that provide opportunities for our RNs to build skills and knowledge base. We have post-op surgery patients who will need surgical incision care, JP drains, ileostomy, colostomy, ileal conduits, NG tubes, patients with epidurals, PCAs, infusions of blood products, TPN, and chemotherapy. Schedules: We have modified self-scheduling with a requirement of six weekend shifts over a six week period. After 1-year new graduates can become chemo certified.
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 Education: None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.
Minimum Experience: None.
Licensure Requirement: CPR required
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