Patient Care Assistant II
ParklandHealth&HospitalSystem - Dallas, TX

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Job Qualifications

Performs specified patient care activities and basic clerical tasks under the direction of a Registered Nurse and is committed to the provision of patient centered/patient valued care.

Education/Experience:
  • Must have completed a formal nurse aide course; OR,
  • Must have a medical assistant certificate; OR
  • Must be a currently enrolled in an accredited school of professional nursing and must have documentation of basic fundamentals of nursing from the school; OR,
  • Must successfully complete Parkland’s 8-week job specific training program.
  • Reclassifying employees must successfully complete the Unlicensed Assistive Personnel Advanced Skills educational program offered by Parkland Nursing Education; or present documentation that skills have been acquired.
Certification/Registration/Licensure:
  • Must have a current Heartsaver CPR course completion card within 90 days of hire and/or placement in job.
Skills or Special Abilities:
  • Must pass PCA math and spelling tests with an 80% minimum score. Successful completion of Parkland’s job specific training program will waive the required PCA math and spelling tests.
  • Must be able to demonstrate basic patient care skills and skill in the use of supplies and assigned equipment.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with personnel of other departments, nurses, physicians, patients and families.
  • Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.