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.


OR


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.