Patient Care Assistant FT University 7P-7A SHORB 7 TOWER CS (0000016078) Job
Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Location: Memphis, TN, USSummary Responsible for attending to
the daily living and safety needs of an assigned group of patients
and aiding the licensed nursing associates in the care of patients
by performing various patient care activities and related
non-professional services. Models appropriate behavior as
exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and
Values.Education/Experience/Licensure Education/Formal TrainingWork
ExperienceCredential/LicensureREQUIRED:Effective June 15, 2014: New
hires/rehires or current transfer associates entering this job must
have High School diploma or GED and proof of successful completion
of the nursing aide competency exam through the state board TN, MS
or AR.Associates hired before June 15, 2014: Successful completion
of an approved nurse aide training program (or hospital-approved
program) and proof of successful completion of the nursing aide
competency exam. OR Hospital or comparable patient care experience.
"Comparable experience" should include skills such as: 1) TPR; 2)
BP; 3) bed bath; and 4) ADL.N/A Effective June 1, 2018: New Hires
and Transfers are required to have current AHA "Heartsaver"
Certification. PREFERRED: N/A Prior experience with electronic
medical record systems. BLS SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:N/A N/A N/A
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Ability to read, write and understand verbal or written
Ability to foster and maintain good working relationships with
internal and external customers, patients and families.
Demonstrates compassion and patience with a deep level of concern
Ability to effectively communicate verbally with others.
Knowledge of computer data entry/retrieval skills (MS Office
Suite); prior experience with electronic medical record systems
preferred. Ability to set priorities, coordinate and organize
multiple tasks, and maintain control of workflow.
Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times according to
hospital policy and procedures and HIPAA requirements.
Ability to understand principles and implement basic procedures of
Key Job Responsibilities
Assists and/or provides patient with personal care, activities of
daily living and other basic needs under the direct supervision of
the Registered Nurse.
Maintains a safe, clean, orderly environment in the patient's
Documents and reports care given to patients.
Communicates clearly and effectively with patients and clinical
nursing staff in a manner that promotes collaboration and teamwork,
ensuring a patient- and family-centered focus.
Performs various clerical and patient care duties specific to the
assigned unit. This section must constitute at least 10% of job
duties or consider activities under "other job duties."
Responsible for ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements,
quality standards, compliance activities, and policies and
procedures related to area of responsibility.
The physical activities of this position may include climbing,
pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling,
stooping, and repetitive motion.
Must have good balance and coordination.
The physical requirements of this position are: medium work -
exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs.
of force frequently.
The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including
color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an
activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data
and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or
Frequent non-invasive patient contact.
Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or
Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
Exposure to high levels of noise.
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