Job Description

Patient Care Assistant (PCA) - MED/SURG - Full Time - Nights (TOWER 3)

Yuma Regional Medical Center is a 406-bed facility located in sunny, southwestern Arizona. We have a main hospital campus, off-site cancer center, outpatient laboratory services, and numerous clinics as a part of our medical group, including a primary care facility in the Foothills. 

Position Summary: Tower-3 is composed of 36 private rooms and is considered a Medical/Surgical/Telemetry unit with specialty knowledge in the areas surrounding Oncology and Renal. The Registered Nurse on Tower-3 embraces new knowledge, innovations and improvements in practice and applies theoretical concepts to clinical practice and exhibits self-motivation to continually expand knowledge base and clinical skills with a focus in area of specialty and patient population served. Exhibits interpersonal skills that portray professionalism and maximize excellence in customer service and safe patient care. Functions in a skills mix environment and directly supervises and delegates tasks to licensed and unlicensed staff. Tower-3 provides our nurses with a wide range of opportunities such blood and blood product transfusions, chemotherapy, care of the oncology patient, care of the peritoneal and hemodialysis patient, wound care, telemetry monitoring, as well as overall care of the medical/surgical patient. These are all traits of what YRMC stands for in providing our community and patients with the value that all patients come first.

The Patient Care Assistant II assists patient care unit staff with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care, which support nursing practice under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.

Minimum Requirements: Licensed Nursing Assistant in the state of Arizona, in good standing
· High School Diploma/GED
· American Heart Association BLS

Work Schedule: 12-hours, Nights, Varied

Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you upon interview.


 

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