Pottstown Hospital
Patient Care Assistant
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Pottstown Map
Posted: 08/10/2020
Closing: 09/09/2020
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 1 year(s)
Pottstown Hospital
Job description


We believe in the power of people to create great care.

Pottstown Hospital is a 232-bed, acute care hospital offering an extensive range of services, including inpatient and outpatient, medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, diagnostic, and emergency care, as well as primary care, family practice, and pediatric offices. With 260 physicians representing 40 medical specialties, we serve the healthcare needs of residents in Pottstown and surrounding areas.

We’re 1,150 healthcare professionals strong, and our team of physicians, nurses, staff, and volunteers is focused on exceeding expectations while delivering compassionate, safe, quality care. Our accolades include: Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for hip and knee replacement; Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and AHA Stroke Association Gold Plus Distinction for our Primary Stroke Center; and four-time commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons for our Regional Cancer Center.



Responsibilities

The Patient Care Assistant is responsible for providing nursing care to patients under the supervision and direction of a registered nurse. PCA's perform routine direct patient care activities following established policies and procedures in a manner conducive to the safety and comfort of the patient.



Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Certifications:

  • BLS Certification
  • CPI required within 3 months of hire date

Experience:

  • Minimum one year experience using medical terminology

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

Patient Care Assistant