Patient Care Assistant

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth - Plymouth, MA (30+ days ago)4.0


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Experience is preferred
Duties/Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrates core values in all interpersonal and interdepartmental interactions
  • Provides direct assistance to the RN providing care in the preoperative and postoperative area.
  • Obtains and documents vital signs, height and weight.
  • Performs electrocardiograms as ordered.
  • Performs clerical duties including but not limited to order entry, requisitions, charges and statistics, ensuring accuracy of all information.
  • Communicates effectively with OR, preoperative and postoperative charge RN to anticipate departmental needs
  • Cross-trained to Surgical Services Liaison responsibilities.
  • Transports patients to and from hospital departments and inpatient units.
  • Performs housekeeping responsibilities including, but not limited to: Cleaning of precaution bays, all patient bays, stretchers and monitoring equipment.
  • Maintains inventory of office supplies
  • Ensures patient confidentiality.
  • Supports departmental activity at all times.
  • Performs errands as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.
It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Accurate order entry skills.
  • Ability to work proficiently in word, excel and ORM
  • Possesses organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to concentrate and prioritize in fast paced distracting environment.
  • Ability to work at a quick pace with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work in Perioperative environment.
  • BLS certification
Education Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalency required
  • Demonstrates computer skills.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of surgical procedures.
Registration/Certification

  • Certified Nursing Assistant.