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Patient Care Assistant - Oncology - Mercy Health Fairfield Hospital. Job in Fairfield Care Jobs

Fairfield, Ohio
Job Type
Full Time
21 Sep 2022
*Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health* Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position The Patient Care Tech (PCT) provides direct patient care under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated health care professional in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and within the policies, procedures, and guidelines of Bon Secours Mercy Health. Essential Job Functions Provides basic patient care to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, vital sign measurement, personal care and hygiene, and assists with mobility, including unit-based specialty duties. Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes and/or concerns. Provides high-level customer service to all patients, patient's family, visitors, and employees. Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation when applicable for patient care. Participates in hand-off/report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving. Performs delegated tasks once competency has been validated. Mobilizes patients using therapeutic transfer techniques which foster independence and safety. Fosters independence by encouraging patients to complete tasks as independently as possible. Individualizes care based on patient's interests and hobbies. This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. Licensing/Certification BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care) Must have completed one of the following: (required) Successful completion of nursing aide training program OR Successful passing of STNA State Tested Nurse Aide (required if OH LTC), OR CNA Certified Nurse Aide, OR Nurses Aide state testing, OR Currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program and has completed one clinical nursing course and one clinical rotation (required) Education None Work Experience Recent experience in acute care, physician's office, home health/hospice, or long term care facility, with a preference for the setting in which they are applying (preferred) Training Must have completed nursing training program such as CNA, STNA, Care Partner, etc. EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred) Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer. Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with: + Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans + Prescription drug coverage + Flexible spending accounts + Life insurance w/AD&D + Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible + Paid time off + Educational Assistance + And much more.Benefits offerings vary according to employment status.S*.cheduled Weekly Hours:* 0.01.Work Shift:* Days/Afternoons (United States of America).Department:* Oncology Nursing - Fairfield _All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for_ Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, _which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email_ _If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at_ (see below) _
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  • Job Reference: 717878227-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Employer: Bon Secours Mercy Health
  • Location: Fairfield, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Other
  • Job Type: Full Time