Patient Care Assistant - Med/Surg PRN - South Campus
Atlanta Medical Center - Atlanta, GA

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Connect with Atlanta Medical Center on Facebook (www.facebook.com/atlantamedcenter) or Twitter (www.twitter.com/atlmedicalctr) to be the 1st to hear about new open positions.

Atlanta Medical Center comprises of 2 acute care hospital campuses with a total of 762 beds, Atlanta Medical Center and Atlanta Medical Center South. Together, Atlanta Medical Center is the second largest licensed-bed hospital in Georgia. We are an organization that has a Culture of Caring. If you are in your profession because you care about your patients, you care about quality, you care about customer service and you take pride in working hard to get the job done; then consider joining the Atlanta Medical Center family. Atlanta Medical Center is a 460 bed, Level I Trauma Center that offers a very fast paced work environment with a wide variety of patient diagnosis. Atlanta Medical Center - South is a 302 bed community hospital with a friendly "family" atmosphere and has been an integral part of providing for the medical needs of South Fulton, Coweta, Fayette, Clayton and Douglas communities since 1963. So whether you're looking for a community hospital or a large teaching hospital environment, Atlanta Medical Center has a campus for you!

We are an employer of choice as well as a leader in healthcare. In 2011,

Atlanta Medical Center was 1 of only 8 Tenet hospitals to receive Tenet's elite

Circle of Excellence

award and we were also named as one of the

Top Work Places

by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. AMC received the

Circle of Excellence

award in 2010, 2006 and 2005 as well. In 2008, Atlanta Medical Center was named as one of the

Top Ten Best Places to Work

by the Atlanta Magazine. This ranking placed AMC as the highest in the healthcare industry. AMC was named as one of the

Best Places to Make a Difference

by the Atlanta Magazine in 2004. The Atlanta Business Chronicle named Atlanta Medical Center as one of the

Top Five Best Places to Work

in Atlanta in 2003 and in 2002 we tied for

First Place as the Best Place to Work in Atlanta

by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Atlanta Medical Center is also highly committed to providing quality services to our patients. We hold the following designations:

Bariatric Center of Excellence

Gold Plus Stroke Center (the 1

st

in Georgia)

American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Heart Failure

American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Coronary Artery Disease

American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Stroke

2011 "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures" recognition from Joint Commission (1 of only 405 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor - 1 of only 162 hospitals nationwide to receive recognition in all four major measure sets)

AMC has a 96.5% quality rating (which exceeds state and national averages) and is a regional Level I Trauma Center that receives patients from 67 other hospitals.

Assist nurses in all aspects of patient care and daily living activities for patients to include:

1. Attends to the physical apperance of the patient to include baths, hair care, oral care, and nail care.

2. Turns and positions patients

3. Assists with feedings as needed.

4. Observes and measures and records all intake and output

5. Takes and records vital signs

6. Removes catheters and staples as directed.

Applicants are invited to become a fan of Atlanta Medical Center's PCA Careers page on Facebook in order to receive updates when new positions become open.

Qualifications

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Previous experience as a PCA and a CNA license for the state of Georgia. BLS/CPR is required.

The successful candidate will have:
1. Working knowledge of Patient Care Technician techniques and practices.

2. Knowledge and skills in the application of the techniques and practices of the nursing technician.

3. Ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions and to maintain nursing records and charts.

4. Ability to operate a desktop computer.

5. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, patients, families, and physicians

6. Previous experience turning bariatric patients is preferred.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE: Due to the large volume of applications, we regret that we are unable to accept / return phone calls regarding application status or process. Please know that we will review every application that is submitted and will contact only those applicants that are selected for an interview.

Job

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Nursing Assistants and PCA

Primary Location

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GA-Atlanta

Hospital/Facility

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800-Atlanta Medical Center - Atlanta, GA

Job Type*

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PT2Y

Shift Type*

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Varied

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