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Patient Care Assistant CNA

Intensive Care

 

Address   Franciscan Health
    1104 E Grace Street
    Rensselaer, IN 47978

Hours  Holidays; Nights; Weekends

Calendar  Full-Time

Education High School Diploma/ GED Required

WHAT WE NEED

Efficient health care techs

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Exceptional quality health care doesn’t happen by luck; it happens because there is a team of health care professionals working together – each doing their own job to the highest standards and working together for a common goal. Patient Care Assistants are an important part of this care team – treating each patient’s individual needs, documenting care, and supporting our  staff.

Do you have excellent follow-through skills? Are you organized and able to multi-task? Do you love caring for people? Would you like to work in a place that values your skills and believes that serving with faith is the best possible way to serve? We have a team of people waiting for you. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Initiate IV catheter with blood draws as required, after successful completion of FH Peripheral IV Course.
  • Perform other clerical duties and communicate any pertinent or special information related to testing such as EKG requirements or specimen handling, to patients, OP Techs, PCC, service line staff (pre-testing, neuro-diagnostics, dietary counselling), or others as required.
  • Participate in monitoring, identifying and reporting safety-related issues.
  • Answer questions about treatment plan within the expected scope or refers questions to RN.
  • Assist with admissions, daily care, transporting, ambulation, and discharge of patients as assigned by the RN.
  • Assist with mammography biopsies.
  • Communicate and report patient data and information to the RN to ensure appropriate and timely care is provided to the patient.
  • Maintain proficiency in point of care test protocols and procedures, including properly labeled specimens.
  • Maintain unit supplies, prepares patient rooms and medical records, enters charges, and answers a multi-line telephone to assist in the safe and efficient operation of the unit.
  • May be trained to observe ECG on closed-circuit monitor and report dysrhythmias or rhythm changes to the appropriate personnel, operate and troubleshoot all monitor station equipment and maintains monitor station records and dysrhythmias strip.
  • Collect, analyze and record all required demographic, insurance/financial, and clinical data necessary to verify and record patient information as required.
  • Work with and supports patients with meals, fluids, and nourishment to ensure the RN's instructions are adhered to.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Prior healthcare experience.
  • Learn and apply extensive registration and financial information.
  • Intermediate computer knowledge.
  • Adapt to high volume and high stress areas.
  • Understanding of billing and collection systems.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of financial and business management principles.
  • Infection control knowledge.
  • Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties.
  • Time management.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Understanding of common medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

5-10 Years Experience

License(s): Certified Nursing Assistant

Certification(s): Basic Life Support Program

Travel: Never or Rarely

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

NURSING SERVICES ​​​​

Rensselaer, IN, US, 47978

Full-Time
Never or Rarely
employmentType:  Full-Time
Holidays
Rensselaer
IN
47978
1104 E Grace Street