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PCA (Patient Care Assistant)- Intensive Care Unit- Mercy St. Charles Hospital- PRN, Days

Requisition R050766 Market Toledo, OH Department Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - Mercy St. Charles Shift Days Schedule Part-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position: 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, guidelines of Mercy Health.

Essential Job Functions:

Provides basic patient care to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, record vital signs, personal care and hygiene, and mobility, including unit-based specialty duties.

Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes or concerns to nurse

Provides high level customer service to all patients, patient's family, visitors and all employees

Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation when applicable for patient care

Uses professional, verbal and written communication skills at all times

Employment Qualifications

Education Qualifications - List the minimum education, training, and experience required to perform the essential functions of the position. 

Required Minimum Education:

High School Diploma or GED


Preferred Education:

Vocational/ Technical Degree


Licensing/ Certification -

Licensure/Certification Required:

BLS required at hire or within 6 months of hire.

Ohio: Current STNA certification at time of hire or two years recent experience in acute or long-term care facility or nursing student with 1 semester of clinical rotation completed.

Kentucky: STNA certification at time of hire.

Licensure/Certification Preferred:

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Years and Type of Experience:

Preference for recent experience in acute care, long term care facility

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

Combination of post-secondary education and experience in lieu of a degree.

V. Working Conditions

This section addresses the physical environment in which the employee will perform the work.

☒Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.

☐Long-distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel.

☐General office environment.

☒May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.

☒May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse.

☒May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids.*

☒May be required to use physical restraints.

☒May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials.* 

☐May be exposed to adverse weather conditions; cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.

☒May have periods of constant interruptions.

☐Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions.

☒Prolonged periods of working alone.

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* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

VI. Physical Requirements

Physical Demands






Lifting/ Carrying (0-50 lbs.)

Lifting/ Carrying (50-100 lbs.)

Push/ Pull (0-50 lbs.)

Push/ Pull (50-100 lbs.)

Stoop, Kneel





Work Position




VII. Additional Physical Requirements/ Hazards

Physical Requirements


☒Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)

☒Depth perception

☒Perform shift work

☒Use of Latex Gloves

☒Maneuver weight of patients

Shift: Days

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:



Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - Mercy St. Charles

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

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. RN
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