Patient Care Associate - Medical/Surgical
Einstein Healthcare Network
 Mid City East, PA

In this role you will be responsible for:Under the direction and supervision of a professional nurse, performing and assisting with various tasks including basic patient care, direct and indirect diagnostic and therapeutic procedures

This position requires providing service to the following age population(s): pediatric through frail elderly, in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served

If you possess the following qualifications, please apply immediately:High school degree or equivalent required

Associates degree preferred

Basic reading, writing, math and computer skills requiredA minimum of 6 months of patient care experience is required. Current enrollment in a nursing program with the completion of the first clinical semester may be considered in lieu of patient care experience

Excellent written and verbal skills required

Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of Standard PrecautionsCertificate in Nursing Assistance, EKG, phlebotomy or respiratory therapy preferredEMT certification preferredCPR certification through the American Heart Association required

Successful completion of a skills based test required

Physical Demands:Physical Requirements: Must be able to walk long distances, sit and stand for long periods of time. Frequently lift, move, push and pull various weights (patients and equipment)Visual Requirements: Visual dexterity in working with charts, equipment, computers

Hearing Requirements: Must be able to hear with a stethoscope, hear on the phone and in general conversation

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.