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Patient Care Associate - Glen Cove

North Shore-LIJ Health System


Location:
Nassau, NY
Date:
03/27/2017
Job Code:
1701283
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Job Details

Job Title: Patient Care Associate - Glen Cove
Job Number: 0014CP

Description
The Patient Care Associate is an essential part of a team of clinical professionals with a reputation for providing patients with excellent service. The Patient Care Associate is a key member of the nursing care team and assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care, and performs a variety of procedures, exams and tests.  The Associate also assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment, and promotes improved customer relations with patients and their families.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Participate in the implementation of the patient's plan of care. 
  • Makes recommendations for improved patient care and the promotion and maintenance of a safe, cost-effective health-care environment.
  • Assists the nurse in providing for all ADL (activities of daily living) needs of patients.  Communicates and documents patient status.
  • Assists the nurse and other health team members by performing a variety of procedures, exams, tests, treatments and clerical duties as required by the unit.  Communicates and documents all pertinent data.
  • Maintains non-patient and patient care units in a neat and orderly condition; strips patient units upon discharge and prepares rooms for new admissions; maintains necessary stock on all procedure and supply carts; and ensures that all equipment is clean and in its appropriate place.
  • Transports/accompanies patients to various departments, as directed; performs post-mortem care and transports body to morgue.
  • Utilizes proper isolation techniques and established safety, waste disposal and infection control procedures at all times.  Follows Medical Center's policies and procedures supporting quality assurance efforts in-patient care services.
  • Participates in various continuing education programs, surveys, and attends staff meetings, as directed.


Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalency required.
  • One year work experience, preferred.
  • Successful completion of a New York State Certified Nursing Attendant program.
  • Demonstrated competency in at least one of the following; EKG testing, venipuncture procedure or CPR, preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow written and/or oral instructions.  Demonstrated competency in basic mathematics
  • Ability to operate all medical equipment necessary to perform job duties.
  • Ability to lift, turn, position, move and restrain patients as required.



Job Patient Care Associate

Primary Location Nassau County-Glen Cove-Glen Cove Hospital

Schedule Part Time

Shift Evening Job

Shift Detail 

North Shore-LIJ Health System is the nation's third largest non-profit, secular healthcare system, New York City's ninth largest employer, and the largest employer on Long Island.