Northwell Health Per Diem Patient Care Assoc-Flexstaff (Suffolk County, NY) in Riverhead, New York
Req Number 003FC6
Provides direct care as
assigned for a designated group of patients.
Performs functions requiring
skill and competence such as, but not limited to phlebotomy, EKG, obtaining specimens and cultures, activities of
daily living, simple wound dressings and
vital signs. Shares accountability for
quality patient outcomes.
Assists with the unit's
admission and discharge processes.
interpersonal relationships with families/visitors and hospital staff.
Reports vital information to all
levels of the healthcare team, as needed.
information to patients and visitors.
communication with co-workers for proper team functioning.
pertinent patient observations to members of the health care team.
Performs direct patient care as
assigned for designated group of patients.
documents patient vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, respirations,
pulse, weight, and height) using appropriate equipment.
Registered Nurse and health care team of any observed significant changes in
the patient's condition.
written and verbal information.
patient requests and/or call light.
Maintains a safe, comfortable and
therapeutic environment for patients and
families in accordance with hospital standards.
Functions in an emergency
situation as a team member with guidance from supervisory personnel.
restrained patients according to established policy.
Performs grade I
and II decubitus care, as directed.
activities of daily living appropriate to patient's condition.
Uses proper body
mechanics, obtains help and/or uses appropriate equipment when lifting,
moving or transferring patients from bed to chair, putting them on stretchers
and assisting them into wheelchairs.
patient care procedures.
Obtains and labels
specimens, and performs certain diagnostic tests consistent with established
procedures, as directed.
Performs phlebotomy procedures.
and electrocardiograms, as directed.
- Uses clinical knowledge in the care
and management of patients based on diagnoses and the unit assigned.
- Performs related
duties, as required.
*ADA Essential Functions
High School Diploma or equivalent, REQUIRED .
Nursing Assistant Certificate with proficiency in performing EKG and Phlebotomy, REQUIRED.
Minimum on (1) year of direct patient care experience in a hospital or rehab setting, REQUIRED .
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