Patient Care Associate
Company: RWJ Barnabas
Posted on: November 18, 2022
* JOB SUMMARY
* Trinitas Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the state
with more than 73,000 emergency visits annually. Our newly
renovated Emergency Room has a total of 45 treatment rooms with
separate treatment areas for families, children and seniors.
PCA s perform a variety of routine and advanced patient care tasks
under the direction of nursing staff to assist medical and nursing
personnel in the examination, treatment, and care of patients. They
perform a variety of clerical and technical tasks as assigned.
Participate in patient care interventions and personal care
procedures for patients. Perform approved dressings and wound care;
participate in nutritional activities; assist with personal
hygiene; assist with ambulation; assist with bowel and bladder
elimination; provide such additional care as required to meet the
personal needs and comfort of assigned patients.
Determine, prepare and set up medical supplies and equipment for
diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Prepare patients for
diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to include obtaining
specimens, taking vital signs and measurements, positioning
patients and attaching equipment leads to specific body
- Educational Skills Required (Degree(s), Certification(s),
- Completion of related technical education course, on-the-job
training or completion of Fundamentals in Nursing course. Ability
to perform all competencies is required for employment in this
position. Phlebotomy and CPR certified within 6 months of
employment in the emergency dept.
- Work Experience Required
- One year of nursing assistant experience is preferred.
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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