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Patient Care Assistant Medical 4 (3 East) Labor Pool

Company: Riverside Health System
Location: Newport News
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Newport News, Virginia
For over 100 years, at Riverside Health System, we have made it our mission to care for others as we would care for those we love.
Works under the supervision of Registered Nurse, Nurse Manager/Director in personal care of the patients and their environment (including those needing special precautions) and performs specified functions in tasks where there is validated competency including: simple wound care (i.e. cleaning of abrasions/laceration), EKGs, peripheral INT removal, basic phlebotomy, and extremity splinting. In addition, this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served in assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and provide the care needed as described according to the departmental policy and procedure. Promotes and maintains safe work environment for staff as well as our customers, incorporating national patient safety initiatives.
What you will do

  • Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of the technology systems necessary for patient data collection into EMR.
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow plan of care to include performing treatments and procedures competently/independently under direction of RN. This may include the following procedures dependent upon unit/facility competency requirements vital signs, ice application, compresses, EKGs, drawing blood, specimen collection, etc.
  • Accurately completes all required clinical and quality documentation consistently per RHS standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates accountability for ensuring availability of resources (equipment, instruments, supplies) necessary to ensure positive patient outcomes. Maintains clean, safe and orderly work/patient environment by cleaning work stations/areas, equipment; stocking supplies; placing equipment in proper storage areas.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be able to take direction from the charge nurse to help admit, discharge, or transfer patients in a timely and efficient manner. Qualifications
    For Patient Care Assistant
    Required to be (1) licensed or eligible by the State of Virginia as a C.N.A., or (2) EMT-B, or (3) have completed a Medical Assistant program/certification, or (4) currently enrolled in an accredited professional nursing program with 80 hours completed. High School diploma or equivalent preferred, and previous health care experience preferred. BLS required.
    As a Riverside Health System team member, our benefits have you covered:
    Health & Wellness:
    • Medical Plan Options
    • Vision and Dental plans (including orthodontic care)
    • Wellness & fitness center discounts
    • Onsite pharmacy and delivery options
    • Riverside Health System services discount
    • Flexible spending and savings accounts
    • Healthy lifestyle incentives Peace of Mind:
      • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
      • Short Term Disability
      • Whole Life Insurance
      • Critical Illness Insurance
      • Accident Insurance
      • Legal Insurance
      • Pet Insurance Financial Support:
        • CEUs (MedBridge Education)
        • 403(b) Savings Plan (Immediate Matching)
        • Specialty Certification Financial Assistance
        • Company Wide Bonus Program
        • Employee Help Fund Work-Life Balance:
          • Paid Time Off (full- and part-time team members)
          • Extended illness bank
          • membership
          • Employee Assistance Program
          • Adoption Assistance
          • Area retail discounts
          • Community involvement opportunities

Keywords: Riverside Health System, Newport News , Patient Care Assistant Medical 4 (3 East) Labor Pool, Healthcare , Newport News, Virginia

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