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Patient Care Assistant - Cardiac Progressive Care Unit, Full Time, 3p-11p

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 Job Title: Patient Care Assistant - Cardiac Progressive Care Unit, Full Time, 3p-11p
 Company Name: Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare
 Employment Type: Full Time
 Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, United States
 Department: Cardiac Progressive Care
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: 3-11
 Hours/Pay Period: 80
 Degree Required: High School/GED
 Job ID: 12.6241
 Date Posted: Dec 4, 2012
 Years Experience: 0
 Job Category: Clinical Support
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  Complete Description

Unit Description: Cardiovascular Progressive Care Unit is a 40 bed telemetry unit. This unit specializes in the care of the patient with chest pain, myocardial infarctions, radial post percutaneons interventions, heart caths, congestive heart failure, implantable devices, electrophysiology studies and ablations. We provide care for 24-hour post open-heart surgery patients and encourage ambulation to facilitate recovery.

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.

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