23 days old

Patient Care Associate

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Port Republic, NJ 08241
  • Job Code
    114000593
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Pomona, NJ

POSITION SHIFT: Days

POSITION STATUS: Part-Time

REQ_NUM: 07-24619

Department: Heart and Vascular Unit

Hours Per Week 24

Holidays Required? Yes

Job Category: *All Part Time Jobs

Location: Mainland Hospital

Weekends Required? Yes


POSITION SUMMARY

As an integral part of the patient care team, the Patient Care Associate performs direct and indirect patient care functions under the supervision of appropriately licensed personnel.

The Associate is responsible for assisting patients with personal care needs and participates in the plan of care. The Associate regularly communicates observations and data collection to the Clinical Associate. This position also collects test specimens as directed according to established procedures and documents patient care activities consistent with data collection and the test performed.

The Associate may be required to perform Limited Laboratory Services to include: patient identification and preparation for specimen collection, processing samples for testing, performing required quality control testing and instrument maintenance and function checks, monitoring, recording and reporting tests results to clinicians to include critical values, and maintaining competency/certification of the aforementioned tasks and duties.

The Associate assists customers in a friendly, prompt, caring manner, always maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and respect. This position works as part of the care team to meet the needs of the customer and to support team objectives, assisting other team members when necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: High School degree or equivalent required.

EXPERIENCE: Ability to speak and write English Language required. Bilingual preferred. BLSHCP from the American Heart Association required at time of hire or transfer. Knowledge of medical terminology required. Patient Care education or direct patient care experience required. Interpersonal skills required to effectively communicate with other team members. Candidates for this position must demonstrate the ability to be flexible, set priorities, solve problems and use good judgment in difficult situations. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

Demonstrates the ability to perform the department specific competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

Specialty Certification Required:

Emergency Room City
Emergency Room Mainland
Hammonton Emergency Room
Trauma ICU
Critical Care (ICU) Mainland
Cardiovascular ICU(CVU)
Critical Care (ICU) City
Labor and Delivery
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit/Intermediate Care Unit
Mother/Baby Unit (OB)
Perinatology
Medical/Surgical (2S, 3C, 4H, 5H, 7H, 4M)
Dialysis (renal, acute)
Psychiatry (1 West 1 Pines) PIP if not a screener Certified Prevention Intervention annual education is, required in PIP, Acute Partial and Inpatient Pysch units and is tracked by department leadership annually.
PIP if Screener (Psychiatric intervention program) Certified Prevention Intervention annual education is, required in PIP, Acute Partial and Inpatient Pysch units and is tracked by department leadership annually.
Pediatrics
Radiology (radiology admin)
Cath Lab (Caht lab, EP)
Oncology (1 South 1 Meadow)
Endoscopy
Cardiac Diagnostic
Progressive Cardiac Care Unit
Telemetry (2 West/2Pines, 6 Harmony)
Radiation Oncology Infusion Services
Medical Oncology Infusion Services
Pre-Admission Testing (PAT)
Acute Partial/Child Adolescent Program Certified Prevention Intervention annual education is, required in PIP, Acute Partial and Inpatient Pysch units and is tracked by department leadership annually
Bloodless Surgery

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous substances, and potential injury.

Reaching, stooping, kneeling and crouching approximately 25% of a workday; visual and physical ability required to work at a computer terminal; standing and walking approximately 50% of a workday; lifting approximately 50 to 100 pounds frequently with assistance occasionally; physical abilities required to push, pull or transport equipment and patients. Essential functions of this position are listed on the department specific Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

This position reports to Nursing unit leadership.

The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

PI114000593

<b>AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center</b><br/><br/>All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.<br/><br/><br/>Pomona, NJ<br/><br/><b>POSITION SHIFT: </b>Days<br/><br/><b>POSITION STATUS: </b>Part-Time<br/><br/><b>REQ_NUM: </b>07-24619<br/><br/><b>Department: </b>Heart and Vascular Unit<br/><br/><b>Hours Per Week </b>24<br/><br/><b>Holidays Required? </b>Yes<br/><br/><b>Job Category: </b>*All Part Time Jobs<br/><br/><b>Location: </b>Mainland Hospital<br/><br/><b>Weekends Required? </b>Yes<br/><br/><br/><STRONG>POSITION SUMMARY</STRONG><br><br>As an integral part of the patient care team, the Patient Care Associate performs direct and indirect patient care functions under the supervision of appropriately licensed personnel.<br><br>The Associate is responsible for assisting patients with personal care needs and participates in the plan of care. The Associate regularly communicates observations and data collection to the Clinical Associate. This position also collects test specimens as directed according to established procedures and documents patient care activities consistent with data collection and the test performed.<br><br>The Associate may be required to perform Limited Laboratory Services to include: patient identification and preparation for specimen collection, processing samples for testing, performing required quality control testing and instrument maintenance and function checks, monitoring, recording and reporting tests results to clinicians to include critical values, and maintaining competency/certification of the aforementioned tasks and duties.<br><br>The Associate assists customers in a friendly, prompt, caring manner, always maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and respect. This position works as part of the care team to meet the needs of the customer and to support team objectives, assisting other team members when necessary.<br><br><STRONG>QUALIFICATIONS</STRONG><br><br>EDUCATION: High School degree or equivalent required. <br><br>EXPERIENCE: Ability to speak and write English Language required. Bilingual preferred. BLSHCP from the American Heart Association required at time of hire or transfer. Knowledge of medical terminology required. Patient Care education or direct patient care experience required. Interpersonal skills required to effectively communicate with other team members. Candidates for this position must demonstrate the ability to be flexible, set priorities, solve problems and use good judgment in difficult situations. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.<br><br><STRONG>PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS</STRONG><br><br>Demonstrates the ability to perform the department specific competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.<br><br>Specialty Certification Required:<br><br>Emergency Room City <br>Emergency Room Mainland <br>Hammonton Emergency Room <br>Trauma ICU <br>Critical Care (ICU) Mainland <br>Cardiovascular ICU(CVU) <br>Critical Care (ICU) City <br>Labor and Delivery <br>Neonatal Intensive Care Unit/Intermediate Care Unit <br>Mother/Baby Unit (OB) <br>Perinatology <br>Medical/Surgical (2S, 3C, 4H, 5H, 7H, 4M) <br>Dialysis (renal, acute) <br>Psychiatry (1 West 1 Pines) PIP if not a screener Certified Prevention Intervention annual education is, required in PIP, Acute Partial and Inpatient Pysch units and is tracked by department leadership annually.<br>PIP if Screener (Psychiatric intervention program) Certified Prevention Intervention annual education is, required in PIP, Acute Partial and Inpatient Pysch units and is tracked by department leadership annually.<br>Pediatrics <br>Radiology (radiology admin) <br>Cath Lab (Caht lab, EP) <br>Oncology (1 South 1 Meadow) <br>Endoscopy <br>Cardiac Diagnostic <br>Progressive Cardiac Care Unit <br>Telemetry (2 West/2Pines, 6 Harmony) <br>Radiation Oncology Infusion Services <br>Medical Oncology Infusion Services <br>Pre-Admission Testing (PAT) <br>Acute Partial/Child Adolescent Program Certified Prevention Intervention annual education is, required in PIP, Acute Partial and Inpatient Pysch units and is tracked by department leadership annually<br>Bloodless Surgery <br><br><STRONG>WORK ENVIRONMENT</STRONG><br><br>Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous substances, and potential injury.<br><br>Reaching, stooping, kneeling and crouching approximately 25% of a workday; visual and physical ability required to work at a computer terminal; standing and walking approximately 50% of a workday; lifting approximately 50 to 100 pounds frequently with assistance occasionally; physical abilities required to push, pull or transport equipment and patients. Essential functions of this position are listed on the department specific Assessment and Evaluation Tool.<br><br><STRONG>REPORTING RELATIONSHIP</STRONG><br><br>This position reports to Nursing unit leadership.<br><br>The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/W7VPOnHGDpR1tM7jTpo8L"> <p>PI114000593</p>

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Posted: 2019-09-25 Expires: 2019-10-26

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