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PCA Patient Care Associate - Cardiovascular Unit

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: January 25, 2023

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  • Sign-on bonus: $3,000
  • Department: Cardiovascular Unit
  • Schedule: Full time. 36 hrs/week. 7am-7:30pm. Weekends and holidays per unit rotation
  • Hospital: Ascension Borgess
  • Location: Kalamazoo, MIBenefitsPaid time off (PTO) Various health insurance options & wellness plans Retirement benefits including employer match plans Long-term & short-term disability Employee assistance programs (EAP) Parental leave & adoption assistance Tuition reimbursement Ways to give back to your community *Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.ResponsibilitiesUnder general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, may be assigned a variety of duties designed to assist with the direct care of the patient. This may include ordering and stocking unit supplies of all types needed for patient care and locating shared equipment within the hospital. Timely and efficient completion of these tasks is required for quality patient care. Interpersonal skills are necessary to communicate effectively and relate politely to patients, visitors and fellow staff members. Adhere to Borgess Medical Center mission, vision and values.
    • Must be able to successfully complete orientation/training programs for the position as evidenced by completion of competencies.
    • Must be able to work effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and promote collaboration and a positive work environment.
    • Must have computer skills to be able to enter and retrieve patient information.
    • Observe and record pertinent information, consults with and reports significant reactions and changes in patient condition to the appropriate LPN, RN.
    • Prepare case carts, run sterilizers and gather surgical equipment as needed for specific surgical procedure. Must be able to perform a variety of work and demonstrates problem solving to effectively prepare for surgical procedure.
    • Maintain anesthesia carts and procures and returns non-controlled medications.
    • Demonstrate aseptic technique to assist in preparing for procedures under the direct supervision of the RN. Assist with patient prep and positioning.
    • Maintain cleanliness of Operating Room specialty equipment.
    • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.RequirementsLicensure / Certification / Registration:
      • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.Education:
        • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required.
        • A minimum of six (6) months experience with direct patient care preferred.Additional PreferencesNo additional preferences.Why Join Our TeamAscension Michigan operates 16 hospitals and more than 300 related healthcare facilities that together employ nearly 23,000 compassionate associates. When you join our care teams, you join a team dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve throughout Michigan.Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerAscension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_10_20.pdf) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRightsSp_10_20.pdf) poster. Pay Non-Discrimination Notice (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Kalamazoo , PCA Patient Care Associate - Cardiovascular Unit, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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