PCA II - Med -Surg Telemetry Unit - Full Time
Full Time 32 Hours Per Week
Shift : Days
Every Other Weekend
Performs functions of the PCA in caring for assigned adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients during his/her shift. Assists the RN/healthcare team in implementation of the Patient Plan of Care. Provides patient care as directed by RN.
About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
Provides patient care based on standards of care, standards of practice, protocols and established policies and procedures. Assists with preparation for patient discharge. Appropriately prioritizes patient care assignment (e.g. seeks assistance as needed from appropriate resources, recognizes need for emergency interventions, etc.) Provides thorough, timely and accurate documentation of all pertinent data, according to established standards. Provides timely and thorough report on assigned patients to other health care team members to ensure integration of services and continuity of patient care. Promotes learning for colleagues and self (e.g. functions as preceptor, attends professional development programs where appropriate, etc.) Proactively identifies risk to patient safety and identifies opportunities to reduce medical/healthcare errors (i.e. appropriate reporting of errors/incidents). Identifies ethical issues in care and reports them to the RN. Reports patient pain level in a timely manner utilizing the appropriate scale (numeric, FACES).
High school graduate or equivalent; Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification and Massachusetts CNA Certification required. Demonstrates clinical competency within the scope of practice of a CNA.
Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.