Patient Care Associate Job Description

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The Patient Care Associate role is critical to Hospital's mission to help people. By following through with assisting the provider and giving care in a non-judgmental and empathetic manner, the Patient Care Associate is ensuring each patient is comfortable receiving care and pursuing wellness, which is instrumental in the patient returning for continued care.

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Job summary 2

The Patient Care Associate assists nursing service personnel with a variety of patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The Patient Care Associate assists with personal hygiene takes vital signs and changes bed linens. The Patient Care Associate may serve and collect food trays, provide for between-meal nourishment, and clean, sterilize, store, and prepare other supplies. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

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The Patient Care Associate provides guidelines on the appropriate utilization of personnel who carry out the duties of support for nursing and clerical services. Under the direct supervision of the Head Nurse/Charge Nurse will provide skillful, quality care for all patients seen in the Ambulatory Care department

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The Patient Care Associate assists nurses with direct and indirect patient care activities. Prepares patients' rooms for occupancy after discharge. Additional responsibilities include blood draws and EKGs.

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The Patient Care Associate (PCA) is a member of the patient care services team with primary responsibilities for technical, multi-skilled direct and indirect patient care activities. The PCA is assigned to work under the supervision of a registered nurse who delegates tasks based on patient needs and PCA skills and abilities. The PCA will report all deviations from expected patient parameters to the registered nurse.

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The Patient Care Associate is responsible for managing and providing care to the patient and his/her family, and for directing and supervising nursing care provided by other members of the patient care team. The Patient Care Associate is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, delegating, and evaluating the nursing care of patients in alignment with the professional practice model.

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The Patient Care Associate provides direct patient care to meet the activities of daily living needs of patients. Assists licensed nursing personnel in performing nursing procedures. Carries out specific nursing tasks as delegated, in a manner that ensures patient safety, and privacy, and according to standards of patient care, standards of staff performance, and physician orders. Ensures readiness of supplies and equipment at the unit level to meet patient needs.

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The Patient Care Associate provides nursing-related services to patients and functions in an assistant role to the nurse. Assists by supporting personal hygiene, and daily living needs, providing comfort, transporting, and vital sign monitoring.

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The employee in the Patient Care Associate position is responsible for basic physical and behavioral assessment and care of patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

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We are looking for a Patient Care Associate.

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