HomeOhioPatient Care Associate Traini...
Bon Secours Mercy Health

Lorain, OH

Patient Care Associate Training Mercy Health Lorain in Lorain, Ohio

Location439 W Fourth St, Lorain, Ohio 44052
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-07
Direct Apply
Yes
Valid Through2023-01-21

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health

Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

The Care Companion provides supportive patient care under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated health care professional in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and within the policies, procedures, and guidelines of Bon Secours Mercy Health.

Essential Job Functions

• Provides support to the patient including, but not limited to, care and comfort, personal care and hygiene, toileting, and mobility.

• Creates a safe environment for patients.

• Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes or concerns.

• Provides high-level customer service to all patients, patient's family, visitors and all employees.

• Participates in hand-off/report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving.

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Licensing/Certification

BLS Basic Life Support (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient care)

Education

None

Work Experience

Recent experience in a healthcare environment, with a preference for the setting in which they are applying (preferred)

Training

None

Language

None

Skills

Ability to clearly communicate to other members of the healthcare team

Ability to understand and follow directions of healthcare team

Knowledge of patient and healthcare safety standards and regulations (i.e. falls, skin breakdown, suicide prevention, environment of care)

Knowledge and demonstration of infection prevention and transmission-based precautions

Ability to work in a team

Basic hygiene and activities of daily living care

Compassionate, relationship-based approach in care activities

Accountability for completion of assigned tasks

Escalation of concerns via chain of command

Create and maintain safety environment

Advocacy and foreseeing safety issues

Working Conditions

Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur

May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse

May be required to use physical restraints

May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights

May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids

May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials

May have periods of constant interruptions

Prolonged periods of working alone

Patient Population

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.

Neonates (0-4 weeks)

Infant (1-12 months)

Pediatrics (1-12 years)

Adolescents (13-17 years)

Adults (18-64 years)

Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

S cheduled Weekly Hours:

24

Work Shift:

All (United States of America)

Department:

Nursing Float Pool - Lorain

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email *****. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at *****/em>

Job ID: 3687636074923033366

Lorain, Ohio Jobs

44052 Jobs

Bon Secours Mercy Health Jobs

Home Health and Personal Care Aides; and Nursing Assistants, Orderlies, and Psychiatric Aides Jobs

career

health

patient

nurse

professional

regulations

policies

guidelines

customer

customer service

service

supervisor

basic

education

healthcare

One Click Easy Apply with Gigzio

by clicking on apply, you agree to our
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy