Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus
Department: BH UNIT 53 NEW
Schedule: Full Time
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We currently have an opening for a Patient Care Assistant on our new Internal Medicine unit.
This 28 bed unit provides advanced and specialized care to patients with a variety of medical conditions including renal failure, liver failure, respiratory complications, infections and many other diagnoses. It is identified as a dedicated unit for the patient population it serves, allowing for close collaboration with the physicians and other ancillary team members.
Collects data (i.e. VS, weights, I&O) for initial and ongoing assessment of each patient as delegated by RN.
Documents care per department/unit standards.
Receives/relays all forms of communication accurately, promptly, courteously, and to the appropriate person.
Recognizes care activities/procedures which need to be shared among disciplines to maximize patient-centered, efficient care.
Evidence of Certified Nursing Assistant Certification or Medical Assistant Diploma, or documentation of Fundamentals of Nursing course with KU required basic skills required at time of hire.
BLS Certification required
High school diploma or equivalent required
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