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Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Assistant in Bryan, Texas

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Performs a variety of routine tasks to support the delivery of safe, effective, cost-efficient patient care as delegated by the RN. They provide assistance in transporting, transferring and lifting. They perform cleaning functions in patient care unit as delegated, and perform selected diagnostic tests.

  1. Provides direct patient care as delegated by RN staff

  2. Monitors and records vital signs

  3. Assists in providing personal hygiene and physical care needs

  4. Accurately measures, records, and reports intake and output

  5. Obtains and records daily weight

  6. Performs blood glucose testing using blood glucose meter

  7. Reports changes in patient’s status promptly to RN

  8. Performs as sitter or patient care companion when needed

  9. Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge process

  10. Performs unit housekeeping needs.

  11. Delivers specimens, picks up medications and other items

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED Required

  • Less than 1 year of previous patient care experience required

  • BLS required

Pay Range

$12.33 - $16.95 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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