Patient Care Associate (PCA) PRN 4W Mercy Health St. Elizabeth BoardmanRequisition R045523 Market Youngstown, OH Department Progressive Care Unit (PCU) - St. Elizabeth Boardman - Intermediate 4W Shift Nights 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
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
Vocational/ Technical Degree
Licensing/ Certification - If registration, certification or licensure is required, include the name of the accrediting or licensing body.
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: SRNA certification at time of hire.
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:
Occasional – 1 to 33% of workday
Frequent – 34 to 66% of workday
Constant – 67 – 100% of workday
Not at all – 0% of workday
Sitting, Unilateral Vertical Reach 36-72”; Bed-cart transfer with 200# person and assist of one with sheet; Lift 0-50#, 6-36” from floor; climbing stairs; operating machines (2hand(s)), operating machines 2foot/feet).
Standing, walking 2.3 mph, 0 incline; unilateral horizontal reach 0-18”; bilateral carry, 30’, 27#; push/pull 100’, 19ft lbs; hold 200# patient sidelying while doing procedure x 2 minutes; roll 200# patient away/toward self; transfer 105# person chair-chair 5x/hr with gait belt; move 200# person up in bed with assist of one and sheet; lift 0-30#, 6”-36” from floor; lift 0-20# 36”-48” from floor; lift 0-20# 6”-72” from floor.
Bilateral fine motor manipulation; functional near, far, color vision aided or unaided; functional hearing aided or unaided; functional verbal communication skills; working overtime as assigned to meet operational/patient care demands.
Not at All
Climbing ladders; working from heights; crawling; kneeling; running
Category I job classification – HMHP employees who have jobs with tasks that routinely involve exposure or potential exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues and/or used sharps.
Job Hazard Risks:
Infectious Disease Exposure
Hazard Materials Exposure (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical)
Workplace Violence Potential
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:0.01
Department:Progressive Care Unit (PCU) - St. Elizabeth Boardman - Intermediate 4W
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I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.Luis F. RN