Riverside Health Systems Patient Care Assistant in Loma Linda, California
- HS Diploma or equivalent
- Job Summary: This position will support LLUMC's strategic plan and the organization's mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness. The Patient Care Assistant performs designated direct/indirect age-specific and developmentally appropriate patient care under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). Follows policies, protocols, techniques, and guidelines. Meets qualifications and competencies as identified in the unit-specific Plan for Providing Care. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize customer service in a manner that supports excellence in customer service and safe patient care. Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. Assists with care and maintenance of equipment and supplies as needed. Performs other duties as needed. Job Specifications: Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position; operate and troubleshoot patient care equipment required for the position; perform basic patient care activities using proper body mechanics and safety precautions. Able to: relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; follow directions; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; collaborate with RN to problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; function within scope of practice. _High School graduate or equivalent and successful completion of an approved Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program or completion of School of Nursing Fundamentals required. Minimum of six months of nursing assistant experience preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification preferred.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Division: University Hospital
Department: Unit 9200 - Surgery