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Patient Care Assistant-Family Care, FT, 7p-7a

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 Job Title: Patient Care Assistant-Family Care, FT, 7p-7a
 Company Name: Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare
 Employment Type: Full Time
 Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, United States
 Department: Family Care Unit
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: 7p - 7a
 Hours/Pay Period: 80
 Degree Required: High School/GED
 Job ID: 12.6210
 Date Posted: Nov 20, 2012
 Years Experience: 0
 Job Category: Clinical Support
 Note:  Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.
  Complete Description

Unit Description: The Women's Pavilion Family Care Unit is a 100 bed (50 mothers and 50 babies) patient care unit providing family-centered maternity care to postpartum mothers, normal newborns and families.   It is a resort-like setting and is attached to the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery.  All staff must meet the requirements outlined in their job description.  Licensed staff maintains an up-to-date Florida nursing license, Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Certification and complete the required continuing education required for license renewal. All staff completes an extensive orientation to the unit upon being hired or upon transfer to the unit.

Job Description:  Assist patients in carrying out activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, grooming, feeding, ambulating, toileting, etc.). Responsible for patient safety and implementing preventive skin care measures.  Document I&O, V/S, etc.  Functions under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Practical Nurse.

Education: High School Diploma/GED and Nurse Tech/CNA Course required. May substitute directly related experience for required education on a 1:1 basis.

Experience: 1 year of patient care experience preferred.

Hiring Range: $8.60 - $10.32 per hour

Acceptance of a Patient Care Assistant position requires the completion of mandatory hospital Orientation for a full week, Monday-Friday 8a-5p.

 Additional Information

Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.