Patient Care Assistant - Surgical Acute
Scripps La Jolla Hospital
 La Jolla, CA

At Scripps Health, you will

experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as

one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.

You’ll be surrounded by people

committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their

teammates. So, if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Established in 1924 by Ellen

Browning Scripps, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been one of Southern

California’s premier medical centers for more than 90 years. With 444 licensed

beds, we offer a wide range of clinical, surgical and specialty services,

including a Level II Trauma Center and 24-hour emergency services.

We invite you to join our highly

engaged Scripps Memorial La Jolla, Surgical Acute team of Patient Care Assistant’s

and be a key member of an outstanding clinical care team. The ideal candidate

will thrive in a fast-paced environment and provide excellent service to

patients.

The Patient Care Assistant provides

excellent service to patients as a key member of the clinical care team.

  • Assists patients with personal needs and activities of
    daily living, collects data, and ensures the patient has a safe, organized
    environment.
  • Assists with patient care within the scope permitted
    and under the direction of a clinician.
  • Supports the unit with a variety of patient logistic,
    clerical, equipment/supply, and charge reconciliation duties.

This position is Part-Time (36 hours

per pay period) with a rotating night shift that includes weekends and

holidays. This position is located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La

Jolla.

Required

Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:

  • One year of recent experience
    working under the license of a licensed healthcare provider OR
  • current enrollment or
    completion of Nursing Assistant training from a recognized school OR
  • current enrollment in an RN
    program with completion of the second semester, including nursing
    fundamentals.
  • Must be able to speak, read and
    follow instruction in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
    with a service aptitude.
  • American Heart Association
    (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care provider

Preferred

Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:

  • CNA certification.
  • Multiple patient care skills
    preferred.
  • Preferred one-year acute care
    experience