Patient Care Assistant – 5E – Med Surg

Mike Callaway Education/Teaching, Safety

Lakeland Regional Health

Position Information
Work Type: Active – Benefit Eligible and Accrues Time Off
Exempt: No
Work Schedule: Weekdays with Rotating Weekends
Work Hours per Biweekly Pay Period: 7:00AM- 7:30PM
Shift Time: 72
Location: Medical Center, US:FL:Lakeland
Position Summary
Summary:
Deliver care to patients under the direction/delegation of the Registered Nurse or licensed nurse assigned by the RN, as needed, and must be able to perform satisfactorily the specific patient care skills as outlined by the facility and the department(s). Must effectively interact with patients, families and other health team members. Must report pertinent information to the RN or licensed nurse assigned by the RN, as needed, and respond to requests for information in a timely manner. Assist with tasks to support patient care.
Position Details
    Detailed responsibilities:
  • People At The Heart Of All We Do
  • Fosters an inclusive and engaged environment through teamwork and collaboration.
  • Ensures patients and families have the best possible experiences across the continuum of care.
  • Communicates appropriately with patients, families, team members, and our community in a manner that treasures all people as uniquely created.
  • Safety And Performance Improvement
  • Behaves in a mindful manner focused on self, patient, visitor, and team safety.
  • Demonstrates accountability and commitment to quality work.
  • Participates actively in process improvement and adoption of standard work.
  • Stewardship
  • Demonstrates responsible use of LRH’s resources including people, finances, equipment and facilities.
  • Knows and adheres to organizational and department policies and procedures.
  • Standard Work Duties: PCA – Certified
  • Performs activities of daily living as delegated by the RN.
  • Provides for patient safety, quality, privacy and comfort through intentional/hourly rounding following standard work processes.
  • Immediately communicates any changes in patient condition or behavior to RN.
  • Accurate and timely documentation/communication of vital signs, intake and output, weights.
  • Role models our Promises in every interaction with patients, families and team members.
  • Adheres to HIPPA standards
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
Qualifications & Experience
    Education:
    Essential:
  • High School or Equivalent
    Education equivalent experience:
    Essential:
  • Approved PCA program
  • Other information:
    Certifications Preferred: Certified by state of Florida as PCA

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