The University of Kansas Hospital - Patient Care Support Careers

Patient Care Assistant Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: HC LEVEL B NEW

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Nights

Hours: 7p-7a

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 Patient Care Assistant on our new unit.

Urology, Vascular, GYN Oncology

This unit offers a unique opportunity to become an expert in multiple specialties while caring for urology, vascular, and gynecological oncology patients. This fast-paced, surgical Progressive Care Unit provides individualized care to patients who require surgical interventions and medical supervision to alleviate symptoms and manage disorders of the urinary, reproductive and vascular systems. This 32-bed Telemetry Unit will utilize cutting edge technology to provide compassionate, data-driven, high quality care to our patients. Join the multidisciplinary team who U.S. News ranked in the top 20 nationally for adult specialties.

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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