Patient Care Assistant
University of South Alabama - Alabama

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The University of South Alabama Medical Center is a regional referral center for south Alabama, southern Mississippi and the panhandle of Florida. It is also the areas’ only level I trauma center. The University of South Alabama Medical Center is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.

Essential Functions:
Receives verbal/written assignments from RN/LPN; assists patients with Activities of Daily Living; reports any changes in patient condition to RN/LPN; maintains neat and clean stocked areas and patient rooms; cleans equipment between each patient use; assists with and accompanies patients on admission, discharge, transfer; answers patient call lights promptly; maintains 24-hour urine collections; performs catheter checks, Accu-checks, Incentive Spirometry, Trapeze Bar setup, and enemas; runs unit errands as needed; takes and records vital signs and weight; records accurate intake and output (to include NG, chest tube, ostomy bags, foley, etc.); signs/initials documentation; assists with completion of daily flowsheet; responds to overhead pages; adheres to current Infection Control/Safety Standards; accesses and accurately maintains electronic and paper medical records; regular and prompt attendance and the ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required; related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent.

Working Days and Hours:
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. / Rotating

University of South Alabama - 17 months ago - save job - block
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