PCA Pool Day Telemetry Central
- Job ID 1805009465
- Date posted 03/12/2018
- Facility Abrazo Central Campus
Abrazo Central Campus (located at 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix), a 221-bed acute care facility and teaching hospital, has been providing quality care to patients in the Phoenix community for more than 50 years. Abrazo Central Campus has received many notable awards and accolades from national organizations including Gold Plus and Target Stroke; Honor Roll Awards from the American Heart and American Stroke Association; Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics; Chest Pain Accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care; and the Donor Network Award for “Outstanding Operating Room,” among others. Abrazo Central Campus is recognized for comprehensive cardiovascular care, neuroscience services including NICO BrainPath technology, orthopedics, women’s health, radiology, and 24-hour emergency care, with more than 800 affiliated physicians on staff offering a wide range of medical specialties.
Telemetry at Central
Occupying portions of two floors of the hospital, the Telemetry unit is the largest department at Abrazo Central Campus. Inpatients receive care from an interdisciplinary healthcare team of physicians, nursing staff, social workers, clinical pharmacists, and physical therapists, who work together to provide excellent patient care. The nursing staff on this unit manage the care of patients on the cardiology inpatient services, patients who are pre and post cardiac/vascular intervention procedures, and other acute care specialty patients who have a need for cardiac telemetry monitoring. Collaboration, teamwork and attentiveness to the needs of each patient are key components to the excellent care provided to our patient populations.
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.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent GED. One year experience in acute care setting as nursing assistant or certified CNA or nurse extern (completed block one/first year of nursing school). Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license or meet minimum experience requirements; CPR. Patient Care Assistant Program; EKG training in selected units.
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