Patient Care Assistant
Regional Medical Center at Memphis - Memphis, TN

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Assists staff by performing patient care activities, EKG, phlebotomy, clerical and other activities required to meet the needs of patients and in compliance with established policies and procedures. Assists with special procedures and examinations.
REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE: Completion of an approved medical assistant program. Completion of a nursing assistant program with documentation of training in EKG and Phlebotomy required in lieu of medical assistant training. Qualified by education, training or experience to work with the adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patient as specialty assignment dictates. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to provide care, maintain clinical competency and meet age-specific patient needs of patients within the unit to include: patient transport, EKG testing, blood/specimen collection, data entry, and maintaining sterile environment and infection control practices. Demonstrated ability to follow written and oral instructions, plan and organize work to be done, effectively record and reflect observations, react and perform under stress in emergency situations, and communicate effectively with unit personnel, medical/hospital staff, patient, family and others to ensure optimal patient care. Must complete hospital's orientation period successfully within 90 day probation period. Current CPR/BLS certification required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Constant walking and standing during assigned shift. Ability to bend, stoop, twist; assist patients in turning, assist patients in treatment room, push wheelchair patients, and assist patients in rising from and returning to wheelchair; exposure to infectious agents; hearing and visual acuity to perform tasks on patients and receive/interpret instructions. Heavy Work - Exerting up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 30 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (May be further defined as "with assistance" or "without assistance").
CPR Certification Required

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