Phoenixville Hospital
Patient Care Assistant - $5,000 Sign on Bonus
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Phoenixville Map
Posted: 05/20/2021
Closing: 06/19/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Phoenixville Hospital
Job description
Overview

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six acute care hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care - from prevention, screenings and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Tower Health's caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and satisfaction.

Who We Are

With more than 14,000 team members, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership of Tower Health and Drexel University, in Philadelphia. It also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading; home healthcare services provided by Tower Health at Home; and a network of 22 urgent care facilities across the Tower Health service area. Tower Health offers a connected network of 2,200 physicians, specialists, and providers across more than 230 convenient locations.

Located in Phoenixville, Pa., and a member of Tower Health, Phoenixville Hospital is a 144-bed facility that provides comprehensive medical services through emergency room visits, inpatient admissions, outpatient procedures and community outreach programs. Phoenixville Hospital's services include an award-winning cardiovascular program, a fully accredited cancer center, NAPBC-accredited breast health center, an acute inpatient rehabilitation center, and a large robotic surgery center. Phoenixville Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and has been recognized for its quality outcomes and clinical expertise across services lines that include joint replacement surgery, advanced heart failure care, and the designation as a Primary Stroke Center.

Commitment

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

Phoenixville Hospital

Located in Phoenixville, Pa., and a member of Tower Health, Phoenixville Hospital is a 144-bed facility that provides comprehensive medical services through emergency room visits, inpatient admissions, outpatient procedures and community outreach programs. Phoenixville Hospital's services include an award-winning cardiovascular program, a fully accredited cancer center, NAPBC-accredited breast health center, an acute inpatient rehabilitation center, and a large robotic surgery center. Phoenixville Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and has been recognized for its quality outcomes and clinical expertise across services lines that include joint replacement surgery, advanced heart failure care, and the designation as a Primary Stroke Center.

Responsibilities

Patient Care Assistant/Unit Clerk

Work Schedule: (4) 5A-3:30P; every other weekend;every other holiday

$5,000 Sign on Bonus

- The Patient Care Assistant/Tele Tech functions according to policies and procedures of Phoenixville Hospital and the Division of Nursing.

- Job responsibilities include clerical and other tasks supportive to care of patients of all ages, general unit activities and hospital as a whole.

- Patient population may include infants, children, adolescents, adult and elderly. Self-initiative is needed for regularly completed tasks.

- Assists in maintaining a safe working environment. Directions and supervision come from one or more registered nurses within the unit.

- The PCA/Tele Tech is responsible to the Nursing Administrative Coordinator on the assigned shift and the Nurse Manager of the assigned area. Responsible for monitoring and interpreting rhythms per unit standard and notifying appropriate RN of changes in rate or rhythm. Has on going knowledge of availability of number of monitors.

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Qualifications

Education/Certification:

-High school diploma or equivalent required

-Maintain Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) Certification required

Experience:

-Minimum one year experience using medical terminology

-Prior experience as a patient care assistant/nursing aide in a hospital setting required

Preferred Qualifications:

-CNA license, or completion of the first semester of a Nursing School program
Patient Care Assistant - $5,000 Sign on Bonus