Major Houston Hospital
Opportunity Title: Patient Care Assistant I
Location: Houston, TX
Closed Date: Until Filled
Job ID: 139710
ABOUT THE COMPANY
This Major Houston Hospital in located in the Medical Center in Houston, Texas. This hospital is a well known teaching hospital with a large number of ambulatory care centers. They see more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals.
The Patient Care Assistant I (PCA I) is accountable for supporting patient care activities, under the supervision of a registered nurse, on inpatient nursing units. The PCA I works closely with the charge nurse and staff nurses to assure patient care needs are met. The PCA I performs patient care activities, as delegated, and adheres to patient safety measures. The PCA I is competent in the performance of basic patient care activities, medical terminology, communication, organizational, and computer skills. The PCA I demonstrates personal and professional effectiveness.
High School diploma or the equivalent plus technical skills/training appropriate to the specialty area.
One (1) year related clinical experience preferred.
EKG and/or Phlebotomy competency validation required, as applicable to specialty area within 6 months of hire.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact). PC, Typing?, Medical Terms, Word Processing and Advanced Training (Speciality).
All applicants must meet NextOp’s minimum program requirements:
- Post 9/11 Veteran
- Honorable Discharge
- Able to pass a Background Check and Drug Screening
- Have a Valid Drivers License and Driving Record
- E-7 and Below