PCA Full Time Day 1K Sign on MedSurg Neuro West
- Job ID 1905004094
- Date posted 03/11/2019
- Facility Abrazo West Campus
Abrazo West Campus (located at 136th Avenue and McDowell Road in Goodyear) is a 188-bed acute care hospital serving the healthcare needs of the residents of the southwest Valley since September 2003. Abrazo West Campus has been recognized for high standards of quality and safe patient care by being named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care. They are also accredited by The Joint Commission and are a Joint Commission-designated Primary Stroke Center and accredited Chest Pain Center. Most recently, Abrazo West Campus has achieved a grade A for Leap Frog.As a state designated Level 1 Trauma Center, Abrazo West Campus serves the critically injured patients in the Western Region of Arizona. Abrazo West Campus continues to enhance service lines which already include comprehensive orthopedics, neurosurgery, plastics, hand, cardiovascular with open-heart surgery, obstetrics, women’s health, wound care with hyperbaric treatment and therapy as well as 24-hour emergency plus trauma care.
The 5th floor at Abrazo West Campus serves patients with a wide variety of diagnoses. We are a Medical / Neurology floor primarily, however we also care for patients requiring continuous cardiac monitoring. If you join our team you can expect to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment with a dynamic, high performing team of medical staff.
Patient Care Assistant
Provides individualized, culture-specific patient care by attending to the personal needs and comfort of patients, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assists the professional or licensed nurse as delegated in tasks requiring less technical skills. Participates in shift and bedside report. Participates and supports regional, facility, department, and unit initiatives.
Special Skill: Excellent customer service skills; basic computer skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact positively and effectively with patients, visitors and health care team members. Knowledge of patient rights, aseptic/sterile technique and infection control best practices.
High School Diploma or equivalent GED.
- One year of experience in as a nursing assistant; or in lieu of experience,
- Current CNA certificate, or LNA license from the Arizona State Board of Nursing; or
- Completed block one/first year of nursing school; or
- Completion of formal PCA/T education program from an accredited institution.
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