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Patient Care Associate/Student Nurse-(Casual)- Float Pool

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 Job Title: Patient Care Associate/Student Nurse-(Casual)- Float Pool
 Company Name: Adena Health System
 Employment Type: Casual
 Location: CHILLICOTHE, OH, United States
 Department: Float Pool
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: Variable
 Hours/Pay Period: 8
 Degree Required: None Specified
 Job ID: 01.60600-01120
 Date Posted: Apr 30, 2013
 Years Experience: unspecified
 Note:  Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.
  Complete Description

The Patient Care Associate (PCA)/Student Nurse provides high quality, direct patient care to an assigned group of patients, while providing an atmosphere that supports our mission To Heal, To Educate, To Care.  This includes, but is not limited to: activities of daily living, simple treatments/procedures, telemetry monitor set up, phlebotomy, blood glucose monitoring, oxygen set up, simple dressings, etc.  This individual works collaboratively with other care team members including the patient and family, and participates I patient care conferences to achieve optimal outcomes.  The PCA/Student Nurse has access to confidential patient information, must communicate with all team members regarding care provided by them to the assigned patient group and carries out daily activities under the direct supervision of a Staff Nurse, RN or Assistant Nurse Manager and indirect supervision of the Nurse Manager or Unit Director.

Education:  High School Diploma or GED

Certifications and Credientials:  Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.), Patient Care Tech. or equivalent program preferred or currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing for Student Nurse designation.  Current licensure/certification as applicable required.  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required.  Phlebotomy training preferred.

Experience:  Minimum of one-year experience in direct patient care preferred (including nursing assistant, phlebotomy, licensed practical nurse or physical therapy assistant).

 Additional Information

Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.
Rotating Shifts may be required.

Adena Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability or any other legally protected status