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Patient Care Assistant (Nights)

Company: Houston Methodist
Location: Baytown
Posted on: May 23, 2020

Job Description:

Work Shift: NIGHT Work Week: Three 12 hour shifts with rotating weeknds and holidays. Job Summary 07/2019 JOB SUMMARY At Houston Methodist, the Patient Care Assistant (PCA) position functions as novice to competent and demonstrates basic knowledge and skills necessary to communicate appropriately and carry out delegated nursing assistant level tasks for assigned agespecific, diverse patient population, assisting in the delivery of patient care and services under the supervision of a licensed nurse. This position conducts hourly rounding to ensure patient needs are met and records data established by policy and procedure, and reports observations and patient problems to the licensed nurse. The PCA position performs basic patient care activities of daily living (ADL's) within unit specific defined limits and job scope, such as assistance with patient elimination, hygiene, comfort, safety, nutrition, and progress activity and practices Patient and Family Centered Care in concert with Houston Methodist ICARE values. PATIENT AGE GROUP(S) AND POPULATION(S) SERVED Refer to departmental 'Scope of Service' and 'Provision of Care' plans, as applicable, for description of primary age groups and populations served by this job for the respective HM entity. HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS oProvide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values: INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do. COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs. ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions. RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value. EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate. oFocuses on patient/customer safety oDelivers personalized service using HM Service Standards oProvides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words) oIntentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met oInvolves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job. PEOPLE 25% 1.Promotes a positive work environment with the interprofessional care team. Participates in teamwork by responding positively to requests for assistance. Works well with others to make contributions to the work effort as a whole and facilitates problem resolution. (EF) 2.Interacts with peers, staff and physicians in a supportive and respectful manner. Encourages open communication to achieve mutual understanding. Communication to promote both work efforts and problem resolution is clear and professional. Collaborates with all members of the interprofessional team by actively communicating and reporting pertinent patient care information in a clear and timely manner. (EF) 3.Provides contributions towards improvement of department scores for turnover/retention/employee satisfaction on unitbased scorecard, i.e. peertopeer accountability. (EF) SERVICE 25% 1.Follows the patient and familycentered care standards and provides direct patient care under the direction of a registered nurse. Documents, where applicable, care administered, diagnostic measurements, treatments and procedures in accordance with established policies and procedures and cultural diversity and inclusion principles. Responds to the call light system, contacting nursing personnel as appropriate, and follows through with meeting patient needs. (EF) 2.Assists with maintaining, cleaning, and stocking of equipment and supplies as established on assigned unit. May serve as an inhouse courier which may include retrieving blood, hand delivering labs, tele boxes, etc. Organizes the work flow, problemsolves basic and routine matters, and manages multiple ongoing priorities, seeking guidance and assistance from preceptor, licensed nurse, or management. (EF) 3.Contributes towards improving department scores for patient satisfaction on unitbased scorecard through peertopeer accountability, i.e. bedside shift handoff/report. (EF) QUALITY/SAFETY 35% 1.Reports observations, conditions and problems of patients to licensed personnel to achieve desired patient outcomes. Provides for the privacy of patients and families, keeping the safety of the patient in mind. (EF) 2.Provides appropriate handoff at change of shift at patient bedside to communicate and collaborate, promoting patientcentered care. (EF) 3.Conducts hourly rounding to ensure patient needs are met (four Ps). Reports near misses and collaborates with the interprofessional health care team to improve patient safety. (EF) 4.Contributes towards improving quality and safety scores on the unitbased scorecard, through peertopeer accountability. Supports initiatives to prevent conditions such as pressure injuries, patient falls, and hospitalacquired infections. (EF) FINANCE 10% 1.Assists with patient and staffing needs (floats) across the service line or hospital as competencies allow. (EF) 2.Uses resources efficiently' does not waste supplies. Selfmotivated to independently manage time effectively and prioritize daily tasks, minimizing incidental overtime. Utilizes time between heavy workloads efficiently and helps other team members. (EF) GROWTH/INNOVATION 5% 1.Seeks guidance and validation of knowledge base, skill level and decision making as necessary, especially in areas of question, from preceptor and assigned licensed personnel. Completes and updates the individual development plan (IDP) on an ongoing basis. (EF) 2.Offers innovative solutions through participation in performance improvement projects and shared governance activities. (EF) This job description is not intended to be all inclusive' the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS oHigh School diploma or equivalent education (examples include: GED, verification of homeschool equivalency, partial or full completion of postsecondary education, etc.) EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS oMust complete one of the following: oPCA externship oPCA internal internship oSix months of direct patient care experience oEnrolled in a school of nursing program with a completed first clinical rotation CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED oAmerican Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) oFor Skilled Nursing Facility(SNF)/Rehab departments only Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED oDemonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through ongoing skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations oSufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security oAbility to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and coworkers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles oPerforms basic patient care activities of daily living (ADLs) within unit specific defined limits and job scope, such as assistance with patient elimination, hygiene, comfort, safety, nutrition, and progress activity. oCompletes required continuous training and education, including departmentspecific requirements SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS Work AttireYes/No Uniform No Scrubs Yes Business professionalNo Other (dept approved) Yes OnCall* No (for NonExempt or Exempt jobs) *Note that employees may be required to be oncall during emergencies (i.e. Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc.) regardless of selection above. Travel May require travel within No Houston Metropolitan area May require travel outside No of Houston Metropolitan area Travel specifications may vary by department. Please note any other special considerations to this job: _________________________ Equal Employment Opportunity Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. VEVRAA Federal Contractor priority referral Protected Veterans requested. Company Profile Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital, located 35 miles southeast of Houston, is the area's only fullservice hospital offering specialized medical care for patients at every stage in life. This 257licensed bed hospital with 18 operating rooms, and over 1,400 employees, brings Medical Center excellence and quality care close to East Harris and surrounding counties. ',

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