Montefiore Medical Center PATIENT CARE ASSOCIATE-WAKEFIELD in Bronx, New York
Summary of Position:
The Patient Care Associate is a member of a team dedicated to provide the highest quality care and services to our patients by assisting in such functions as maintaining a safe, clean and functional environment; assisting with dietary aspects of care; facilitating communication, i.e., answering phones; transporting patients and assisting visitors. As an integral part of the team, the Patient Care Associate is responsible for activities, which promote patient focused care within the Patient Unit. Skills sufficient to assure compliance with institutional and regulatory agencies in the areas of infection control, safety, fire safety and life safety. Ability to use proper judgment in difficult situations and escalate to proper care giver and/or unit leader if necessary within realistic time frames.
Education, Training & Experience:
High School Graduate or equivalent with vocational/technical training preferred.
Effective English communication skills, both written and oral.
Graduate of State Certified Program or 1 year clinical experience as a nursing student/foreign graduate nurse.
Basic Life Support (BLS) training required.
Certification in Phlebotomy and EKG monitoring required.
Department: Nursing Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: WAKEFIELD Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 600 East 233rd Street, Bronx
Shift: Evening Scheduled Hours: 3:30 PM-11:30 PM Req ID: 132606
Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.