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Jordan Hospital Patient Care Assistant in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • Demonstrates core values in all interpersonal and interdepartmental interactions

  • Provides direct assistance to the RN providing care in the preoperative and postoperative area.

  • Obtains and documents vital signs, height and weight.

  • Performs electrocardiograms as ordered.

  • Performs clerical duties including but not limited to order entry, requisitions, charges and statistics, ensuring accuracy of all information.

  • Communicates effectively with OR, preoperative and postoperative charge RN to anticipate departmental needs

  • Cross-trained to Surgical Services Liaison responsibilities.

  • Transports patients to and from hospital departments and inpatient units.

  • Performs housekeeping responsibilities including, but not limited to: Cleaning of precaution bays, all patient bays, stretchers and monitoring equipment.

  • Maintains inventory of office supplies

  • Ensures patient confidentiality.

  • Supports departmental activity at all times.

  • Performs errands as requested.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

    Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Accurate order entry skills.

  • Possesses organizational and planning skills.

  • Ability to concentrate and prioritize in fast paced distracting environment.

  • Ability to work at a quick pace with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work in Perioperative environment.

  • BLS certification

    Education Required

  • Written and verbal English and Math skills at 12th grade level.

  • Demonstrates computer skills.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Knowledge of surgical procedures .

    Registration/Certification

  • Certified Nursing Assistant or current enrollment in a nursing program with sufficient hours of clinical rotation.

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