Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 3/13/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $13.85-$16.71
Department: 4119.52620 CARDIAC CATH

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Summary: Under the supervision and direction of the Clinical Nurse and according to established procedures, provides routine service duties, technical and nursing procedures necessary to provide for care, comfort and safety of patients. Performs tasks, assists patients with personal hygiene and meals and ambulates patients according to specific procedures. Maintains patient and unit environment in a clean and orderly condition. Utilizes basic knowledge of age related differences in delivering patient care. Promotes the therapeutic milieu and the efficiency of the healthcare team by providing assistance with activities of daily living, unless the patient's needs are such that adverse health consequences are predictable, and by assisting in the provision of a safe and clean environment. Distributes patient trays and nourishments, assists patients with feeding and collects trays at the end of a meal. Completes various duties as requested, such as retrieving and delivering supplies, specimens, instruments, test results. Provides continuous observations of the patients. Provides for patient comfort, safety, and satisfaction. Maintains a patient environment in a safe and orderly manner.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: High School Diploma or equivalent. Technical, clerical, interpersonal skills relevant to patient care/area. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification is required. Other certification requirements as defined by the certification policy. Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. You must possess the skills and knowledge necessary to provide a safe environment for all patients in high-stressful environments. Must be comfortable working with patients and family members during the dying process. Must be comfortable working with all patients regardless of age, sex, religious affiliation or any other protected category. You must possess the ability to effectively and professionally communicate with other members of the health care team.

PREFERRED Nurse’s Aide Certification (CNA) Bi or Multilingual. At least one year of experience as a personal care attendant in a long-term care facility or home health care agency is preferred.

Salary: $13.85-$16.71

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