CommonSpirit Health Patient Care Assistant I - Obs/Tele in THE WOODLANDS, Texas
The Woodlands Hospital a primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital.
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Performs a variety of routine tasks to support the delivery of safe, effective, cost-efficient patient care as delegated by the RN. They provide assistance in transporting, transferring and lifting. They perform cleaning Functions in patient care unit as delegated, and perform selected diagnostic tests.
Provides direct patient care as delegated by RN staff
Monitors and records vital signs
Assists in providing personal hygiene and physical care needs
Accurately measures, records, and reports intake and output
Obtains and records daily weight
Performs blood glucose testing using blood glucose meter
Reports changes in patient’s status promptly to RN
Performs as patient care companion when needed
Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge process
Performs unit housekeeping needs.
Acts as a runner/transporter
Acts as receptionist for unit; has limited use of the hospital information systems according to hospital policy dependent on the need of unit
Checks and documents refrigerator temperatures as delegated, reporting variances to appropriate personnel
Updates assigned bed status
Answers call lights and telephone
Keeps patient environment clean, Performs comfort rounds, keeps hallways clear of obstruction, reports safety issues and broken equipment appropriately, and adheres to patient safety precautions
Communicates with patient’s family, physicians, and unit personnel and peers in an accurate, courteous, and professional manner
High School Diploma/GED Required
Basic Life Support (BLS) required
Less than one (1) year experience in related field
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Good written/oral communication skills
Certified Nursing Assistant
Patient Care Tech
Patient Care Associate
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Requisition ID 2021-148712
Employment Type Part Time
Department Medical / Surgical Acute
Facility St. Luke's Woodlands Hospital
Standard Hours PRN, Various Shifts Available
Work Schedule CHI Not Applicable
Location TX-THE WOODLANDS
Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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