Patient Care Assistant, Ortho Neuro Unit
PRN/OCC, Hour vary, Day Shift
Since admitting our first patient in 1973, Parkwest has been at the vanguard of healthcare in East Tennessee. We are an eight-time Top 100 Heart Hospital and have received multiple awards for excellence in emergency care, clinical practice, and patient satisfaction. Learn more about our professional accolades.
Parkwest’s 3 Dogwood houses our Orthopedic Center of Excellence and Bariatric Center of Excellence. It consists of 36 beds inside our most recent expansion, the Dogwood Tower, which opened in December 2019. 3 Dogwood is a fast-paced unit that treats post-surgical joint replacements, spine interventions, and bariatric surgical patients.
A typical day on this unit may include pain management and drain monitoring to mobilizing a patient day-of surgery and sending them home! Parkwest’s orthopedic and spine program have been recognized both nationally and regionally for excellent outcomes and outstanding quality. The most engaging part about 3 Dogwood is the teamwork. Nurses on our orthopedic-spine, bariatric unit are members of an integral team of health professionals including RNs, LPNs, SNAs, CNAs, HUCs, PTs, OTs and Clinical Dietitians. As a unit, they all work very closely together to make the patients their number one focus and to provide excellent patient care and outcomes.
We utilize a preferred self-scheduling module that covers a six week period to allow for flexibility. Staff rotate every other major holiday and weekend. 3 Dogwood welcome’s staff members of varying experiences, from new graduates to the experienced healthcare professional. We have a supportive environment and orientation is tailored to your needs. Come join our amazing team on 3 Dogwood!
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.
Recruiter: Jason Shubert || email@example.com || 865-374-5393
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.
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