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Patient Care Associate

Company: Mercy Healthcare
Location: Joplin
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."

Overview:

Ortho/Neuro | Full-Time | 36hrs/wk

The Patient Care Associate works under the supervision of the Manager and/or Director, and is responsible for the delivery of efficient, safe patient care within the scope of practice as established by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and St. John's Regional Medical Center policies and procedures. Duties to include admission of patients according to hospital policy, and assisting with activities of daily living (ADL's) to include bathing, dressing and undressing, feeding, positioning, comforting, ambulation, passive range of motion and other activities as necessary. May perform other assigned duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Education: High school or GED.

  • Certifications: BLS (Basic Life Support) before seeing patients independently

  • Other: Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills. Mercy PCA (Patient Care Associate) training within 3 months Of hire.

Skills required within 90 days of hire: Ability/skill to draw blood, care for immunocompromised patients and renal compromised patients.

  • Preferred: Previous Healthcare experience

We Offer Great Benefits:

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Responsibilities The Patient Care Associate works under the supervision of the Manager and/or Director, and is responsible for the delivery of efficient, safe patient care within the scope of practice as established by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and St. John's Regional Medical Center policies and procedures. Duties to include admission of patients according to hospital policy, and assisting with activities of daily living (ADL's) to include bathing, dressing and undressing, feeding, positioning, comforting, ambulation, passive range of motion and other activities as necessary. May perform other assigned duties as required. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures.

Keywords: Mercy Healthcare, Joplin , Patient Care Associate, Other , Joplin, Missouri

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