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Memorial Hermann Health System

Patient Care Assistant, Days

Houston, Texas

Overview

Welcome to Memorial Hermann where each of our more than 27,000 employees and 6,700 affiliated physicians share a commitment to helping one another, our patients and our communities. Here, you’ll work alongside the best professionals in the business with the goal of providing the best care possible. We offer an employment experience like no other, and we’ve proudly served this community for more than 110 years. At Memorial Hermann, the health of our community is always at the center of what we do.

  • Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN
  • Job Level: Mid
  • Travel: No
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SUCCESS PROFILE

What makes someone successful at Memorial Hermann?
Check out the top traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • Focused
  • Multi-tasker

Quote

You have to love what you do. Coming to work each day knowing that you’re going to make a difference in someone’s life through even the smallest act is what keeps me coming back.

– Amanda J., Patient Care Technician

TOTAL REWARDS

  • Health Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid time off

  • Certification reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Student Loan Repayment

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title Patient Care Assistant, Days Location 1635 North Loop West, Houston, TX 77008 Category Nursing Support Type Full time Requisition 100114277 Date posted 09/17/2021

At Memorial Hermann, we’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary

Under the direction and supervision of a licensed clinician the Patient Care Assistant (PCA) will assist with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care.

Job Description

*Full time, Days- 3 (12 hour) shifts/weekly
* Location: Greater Heights
Minimum Qualifications

Education:High school diploma or GED preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified in Basic Life Support or  Heartsaver CPR with AED within 90 days of employment and
  • Certified as a Nursing Assistant by the Texas Department of Health, preferred

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Six (6) months patient care experience, preferably in an acute care setting; or
  • No experience if Certified as a Nursing Assistant by the Texas Department of Health  or
  • In the Emergency Department only, no experience if graduate from EMT (Basic or Intermediate Level) orParamedic Program
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instruction and communicate clearly and effectively with hospital staff and respond quickly to patient behavioral changes
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; demonstrates skills for assigned specialty area/function or assigned procedures, including working knowledge of basic medical terminology and computer skills
  • Efficiency in multi-tasking and ability to prioritize simultaneous situations
  • Ability to perform duties requiring prolonged and/or extensive sitting, standing, and walking
  • Ability to use discretion and courtesy when working with patients, visitors, and staff
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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