Patient Care Assistant - PRN - Nursing Student Preferred - 2 South Womens

JPS Health Network Fort Worth, TX
JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital and more than 40 community-based clinics, including 19 school-based clinics. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group. Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance

outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

For more information, visit www.jpshealthnet.org.

To view all job vacancies, visit www.jobs.jpshealthnet.org/ or www.teamacclaim.org.

Job Title:

Patient Care Assistant - PRN - Nursing Student Preferred - 2 South Womens

Requisition Number:

7063

Employment Type:

PRN

Division:

Nursing Services

Compensation Type:

Hourly

Job Category:

Patient Care Support

Hours Worked:

Location:

John Peter Smith Hospital

Shift Worked:

TBD-To be determined

Job Description:

Description: The Patient Care Assistant PRN is responsible for performing technical and clerical duties associated with the care and treatment of patients.

Typical Duties:

* Performs basic patient care with consideration for age and developmental stage.

* Assists with patient care in a way that minimizes the risk of transfer of infection, accidental contamination, and protects the patient from injury or harm.

* Obtains and records vital signs, I/O's, weights, bedside testing, and documents in the patient record as directed by the license nurse.

* Delivers and obtains items from other areas of the hospital as required..

* Prepares and assists with admissions, discharges, procedures, ambulating and transfers of patients.

* Assists in monitoring adequate availability of equipment and stocking of supplies and equipment according to established accounts receivable levels..

* Monitors patients with restraints or on suicide precautions and documents as directed.

* Monitors patients with restraints or on suicide precautions and documents as directed.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

* High school diploma, GED or equivalent.

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

* CPR

* Completion of Unit Specific Competency Based Orientation Program within the first 90 days of employment.

Location Address:

1500 S. Main Street

Fort Worth, Texas, 76104

United States