- High school diploma or GED. Must show proof upon hire
- PCA experience in an acute care hospital (and/or)
- Recent CNA training through a program
There are MULTIPLE opportunities for Patient Care Assistant (PCA) at Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, MI) including various medica/surgical units.
This job provides technical patient care including: assisting the RN in gathering patient information, assisting with patient care activities such as moving and positioning patients, department maintenance activities (stocking, cleaning and moving equipment, ordering and procuring supplies), managing incoming Tubes from the tube station and deliver meds or other items to the RN or medication room, and basic customer services (directions, visitor control, and other functions as needed).
We're looking for organized, dependable applicants who possesses excellent customer service, communication, and documentation skills.
Must be able to handle busy unit, have good organizational skills, enjoy patient teaching, and support Family Centered Care Philosophy.
Every other weekend and some holidays required per rotation in the unit.
Recent CENA training OR completion of at least one med-surg hospital nurse rotation OR PCA experience in an acute care hospital required.
Please note that Medical Assistant training, EMS/Paramedics experience and direct care experience do NOT meet the qualifications.
Acute care experience strongly preferred.
Must also be able to function in the role of a unit clerk. Medical terminology strongly preferred.
Orientation will require up to 8 weeks working full-time hours per individual needs once competencies are mastered.
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