The University of Kansas Hospital - Patient Care Support Careers

Patient Care Assistant Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: NS 45 MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 07-1930

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for a Patient Care Assistant on our Medical Oncology unit.

This 32-bed unit specializes in treating oncology patients who require chemotherapy as well as symptom management. Newly diagnosed cancer patients receive the latest treatment options available. Patients receive multi-agent chemotherapy, blood products, antifungals, antibiotics and antivirals. This unit contains one palliative care room.

Responsibilities

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.

Requirements:

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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