Certified Nursing Assistant/ Patient Care Assistant

  • St. Clair Hospital
  • 1000 Bower Hill Road Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15243 United States
  • Posted: Apr 16, 2019
Full-time Nursing

Job Description

Summary
In accordance with established standards, provides basic nursing care and assists in more complex care to patients under the direction of a licensed nurse.



CNA Minimum Qualifications
1. Must possess a current Pennsylvania nurse aide certification.
2. High school graduate or equivalent.
3. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.


CNA Preferred Qualifications
1. Two months of nurse aide experience.
2. A fundamental understanding of personal computers and familiarity with the Windows operating system.



PCA Minimum Qualifications
1. High school graduate or equivalent.
2. Completion of at least one of the following:
a. Current enrollment or completion of a professional or practical nursing program or other health-related educational program focused on the delivery of direct patient care with at least three months of experience in an educational clinical setting delivering direct patient care.
b. Completion of a Pennsylvania state approved Certified Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Technician educational training program.
c. At least three months of experience in a clinical setting delivering direct patient care.
3. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.


PCA Preferred Qualifications
1. Current eligibility for certification as a nurse aide in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
2. A fundamental understanding of personal computers and familiarity with the Windows operating system.