Patient Care Assistant - Behavioral Health in Bristol, PA at Lower Bucks Hospital

Date Posted: 11/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities PCA in Behavioral Health, Inpatient: Under the direction and supervision of the RN, LVN or Charge RN assist the licensed nursing staff in providing and documenting patient care including assistance with activities of daily living. Supports the unit functions and maintains a safe and clean environment for patients, visitors and co-workers; functions as an integral part of the interdisciplinary care team and communicates pertinent patient information to the supervising RN. Performs some clerical duties as assigned and provides basic nursing care for the adult and geriatric patients. Performs responsibilities within the guidelines of the Nursing Structure Standards, Hospital/Nursing Policy and state regulatory and accrediting requirements. Mental Health Worker Outpatient: Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing, RN and the Program Director carries out activities of daily living program and individual treatment plans for the psychiatric patients.

Education and Work Experience

    High School Diploma or equivalent.Current Phlebotomy certification upon hire, preferred.Current EKG certification upon hire, preferred.Current BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.Possesses knowledge of Medical Terminology.Minimum six months previous experience in an acute care hospital or physician’s office preferred.
 

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