Individuals within this job classification are accountable for providing nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. The Patient Care Assistant must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit and must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to function as the unit secretary on a patient care area. This individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to function in an assistive role to provide patient care. This individual must also understand the workings of the unit information flow and be able to facilitate this information for the most efficiency possible. The Patient Care Assistant will be responsible for activities of patient care which involve activities of daily living and must be able to work as a unit secretary to a busy patient care unit. He/she is expected to adhere to and abide by the rules and regulations set forth by the Oklahoma Nursing Practice Act.
Full - Time Regular