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Patient Care Assistant, Spinal Cord Injury Unit, Days, Full Time

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/18/2017
Job Title: 
Patient Care Assistant, Spinal Cord Injury Unit, Days, Full Time
Job Category:   Clinical:Patient Care Aide/Tech
Location:   Louisville
Kentucky
 
Job Description:   **Patient Care Assistant, Spinal Cord Injury Unit, Days, Full Time** **Description** This role is responsible for providing a variety of routine patient care activities and support services including general clerical and reception duties under the supervision of a registered nurse. Assists nurse, physicians, and families as needed Recognizes changes in patient status and reports appropriate information to registered nurse. Assists with admission, transportation and discharge of patients Demonstrates knowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span of the patient to include neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult and geriatric. Assists patient with dressing and undressing Assists patient with grooming and maintaining proper and clean appearance Assists patient with elimination/toileting needs Assists the patient with oral care Assists patients in transferring, repositioning, alignment and ambulation Accommodates patient’s needs through responding appropriately to patient’s verbal/nonverbal expressions of needs Safeguards patient’s property Keeps patient’s living areas pleasant and orderly Maintains patient’s self esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information. Provides patients with opportunities for independence and choice consistent with their plan of care. Assures patient’s rights are protected and that all patients, families, and significant others are made aware of patient’s rights. Measures body functions and documents care provided to patients Receives and shares information, observes and reports patients condition and any change of status to registered nurse Provides Safety, Sitter services for the patient as assigned Demonstrates and practices appropriate hand hygiene in delivery of patient care Other duties as assigned. **Qualifications** **Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required& preferred):** High School Diploma or GED required. CNA certification preferred. Effective September 1, 2017, current BLS through the America Heart Association, or a previously approved provider, will be required before employment. **Experience(required and preferred):** One year nursing assistant experience in acute or long-term care or successful completion of 1 semester medical/surgical clinical experience in a nursing program or successful completion of nursing assistant program. * For those hired after November 14, 2016, KentuckyOne Health will verify education required by the position, through primary source verification, prior to beginning employment. Education verification will also include the collection of a high school diploma or equivalent, transcript, or other written validation of education. **Job** Patient Care Support **Primary Location** KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-FRAZIER REHAB INSTITUTE **Daily Schedule** 7A-7P **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 72 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0134194
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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