Patient Care Assistant

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth - Plymouth, MA3.9

30+ days agoFull-time
- 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.