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Senior Patient Care Associate-Part Time 11PM-7AM

North Shore-LIJ Health System


Location:
Staten Island, NY
Date:
03/27/2017
Job Code:
1676763
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Job Details

Job Title: Senior Patient Care Associate-Part Time 11PM-7AM
Job Number: 0012DW

Description
Under direction and supervision of Registered Nurse, assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care, and performs a variety of procedures, exams and tests. Assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment, and promotes improved customer relations.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Functions as a key member of the nursing care team participating in the implementation of the patient’s plan of care.
  • Promotes improved customer relations with patients and their families. 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.
  • Accesses medication delivery and/or medication areas, as authorized, in the performance of required duties, as needed.


Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Heart Saver Certification, preferred.
  • Demonstrated competency in at least one of the following; EKG testing or venipuncture procedure, 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 Nursing Support

Primary Location Richmond County-Staten Island-Staten Island U Hosp North

Schedule Part Time

Shift Night Job

Shift Detail (0.6, regular, replace) 11p to 7:15a - Variable days & shifts, alternate weekends with rotation. Incumbent Oluwaseun Fasehun terminated 12/28/16.

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.