Patient Care Asst

Texas Children's Hospital

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Healthcare / Hospital

Jan 19

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We are searching for a Patient Care Assistant -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform a variety of routine and specialized patient care activities, as assigned, under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). Care will be delivered that incorporates family centered care in a cost-effective manner and is developmental and age-appropriate for the patient population.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Assists with the collection and documentation of patient/family data
  • Provides general comfort measures and performs other miscellaneous ADL’s as assigned as evidenced by supervisory observation, verbal/written feedback
  • Provides high quality, cost effective patient care in collaboration with the RN and in conjunction with the patient/family
  • Assists in identifying patient/family response to care provided
  • Maintains accountability for development of self and participates in development of others
  • Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills
  • Participates in hospital/unit performance improvement as evidenced by supervisory observation and verbal/written feedback



Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

One of the following required addition to the high school diploma or GED

  • Completion of a formal nursing assistant educational program or certification (e.g. Diploma/Course/Certificate/Associates Degree/etc. completed in a Certified Nurse Assistant, Medical Assistant, or similar clinical education program)
  • Currently enrolled in a BSN degree program with one clinical rotation completed at the time of hire
  • One (1) year of direct patient care experience


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