Clinical AssociateFacility: Mercy Medical Center Location: Rockville Centre, NY Department: Float Pool Category: Direct Care / Aides Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Varied hours Hours: Variable ReqNum: 6027409
Patient Care Assistant-Float Pool
Must be able to work Weekend and Holiday rotation
Rockville Centre, NY
Explore a career with Mercy Medical Center, a 375-bed not-for-profit hospital and member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island that has been serving the healthcare needs for the residents of Nassau County and its surrounding areas since 1913. Ranked among the top hospitals in New York State, Mercy offers a NYS designated Stroke Center, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and has received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center the only hospital in the region and one of only two in NY State to receive this prestigious award.
Under the direction of a Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager performs approved activities related to direct patient care.
Assists patients in their maintenance of activities of daily living.
Performs and documents vital signs, I&O, rounding, maintaining of turn schedules while optimizing patient mobility and skin integrity.
Assists with transfer of patient to a bed, wheelchair or stretcher utilizing patient care equipment safely as needed
Performs and maintains competencies related to EKG's, glucose testing and phlebotomy
Answers call bells promptly and participates in customer service activities.
Documentation in the Electronic Medical Records
High School Diploma or equivalent required
One (1) year of experience as a Nurse's Aide in a hospital environment is preferred.