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Patient Care Assistant II - Pre-Op/ Post-Op (Days)

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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 5/6/2017

Methodist Houston, TX

Houston, TX
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Summary

**PRN / DAYS**


1. Provides care to patients assigned within unit specific defined limits.

2. Performs and documents treatment and procedures in accordance with established policies and procedures. a. Housewide skills b. Unit-specific skills c. High-risk/low frequency/waived test skills d. Completes compe10cies listed on PCAII Orientation Checklist

3. Reports observations, conditions and problems of patients to the licensed nurse.

4. Records care administered according to established procedures.

5. Assists with maintaining equipment and supplies as established on the unit. 6. Follows channels of communication for effective problem solving.

7. Participates as a team player. .

8. Demonstrates the componets of the I CARE values statement (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence).

9. Demonstrates ServicePride standards (smiles and makes eye contact; greets each patient and visitor; seeks out patient and visitor contact; displays appropriate body language at all times; takes 5 minutes each day to go above and beyond for 1 patient or visitor; honors diversity; thanks every customer).

10. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports all accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace.

11. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 18 years of age High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Minimum of 3 years of hospital experience. RN experience in non-USA country in lieu of PCA experience is acceptable.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED Basic CPR from AHA (American Heart Association) Current Certified Nurse Aide/Certified Medical Assistant or 3 Years Hospital/Acute Patient Care Assistant Experience

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 1. Must be able to write and speak effectively in English. 2. Must have basic computer skills.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor priority referral Protected Veterans requested.


At Houston Methodist, Leading Medicine is more than a description of what we do; it's who we are. We take our responsibility as Houston's premier health care system seriously, and with a national reputation for excellence in patient care, innovation and research, we hold ourselves and the careers we build to a higher standard. Our culture is diverse, dynamic and challenging. We believe in our I Care Values and conduct ourselves with Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect for others and a commitment to Excellence. Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.

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Houston, TX 77030

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