Patient Care Assistant

  • Marshall Medical Centers
  • Boaz, AL, USA
  • May 22, 2020
Assistant/Support

Job Description

The following statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements, which may be inherent in the position. A PCA assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care for the acute and chronically ill patients under the supervision and direction of the Registered Nurse. Some of the many skills performed · Bathing patients and personal hygiene, (ie. nailcare, mouthcare, and shampooing hair) · Serve meal trays and feeding patients · Turning and positioning · Assisting patients with ambulation and transfer from bed to chair · Collect specimens · Measuring and recording I & OEDUCATION: High School Graduate or Equivalent preferred EDUCATION: High School Graduate or Equivalent preferred LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: · After orientation must demonstrate competence in skills and knowledge required of the position of a patient care assistant · Assist with toileting · Weighing patients · Distributes ice · Transporting patients on admission and discharge

Employment Type

Full Time