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Catholic Health Services Patient Care Asst I (Internal Position) in Smithtown, New York

Patient Care Asst I (Internal Position) Facility:St Catherine of Siena Med Ctr Location:Smithtown, NY Department:Telemetry Category:Direct Care / Aides Schedule:Part Time, With Weekend and Holiday rotation Shift:Evening shift Hours:3pm-11pm ReqNum:6036451 Internal Position

PATIENT CARE ASSISTANT I

St. Catherine of Siena Hospital is a proud member of Catholic Health and has served the residents of the Smithtown area for more than 50 years. St. Catherine's is located on the north shore of Long Island in Smithtown. The campus is comprised of a 296-bed not-for-profit community hospital; a 240-bed nursing and rehabilitation care center; and a 60,000 square foot medical office building. Our nurses, physicians and support staff are devoted to providing advanced health care in an environment of compassion to our patients, their families and our community. Our Mission is to create an environment of healing and compassion, to offer care to those in need and to provide a spirit of mutual respect while upholding our religious mission.

St. Catherine of Siena Hospital is dedicated to providing a supportive environment, committed to the highest standards of patient care, where health care professionals can develop their expertise and strengthen their credentials. Our primary focus is the way we treat and serve our communities. We work collaboratively to provide compassionate care and utilize evidence based practice to improve outcomes to every patient, every time.

PATIENT CARE ASST I RESPONSIBILITIES:

Participates in a patient-focused team approach of providing direct and collaborative health care in a variety of clinical settings designed to promote and restore optimal health across the life span. Performs a variety of technical, para-professional, rehabilitative or therapeutic procedures and activities relating to patient care in accordance with established policies and procedures. As a member of the health care team will carry out individualized programs of restorative/rehabilitative/ therapeutic activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED equivalent. Must have completed a CNA training class and/or completed Fundamentals of Nursing in a nursing program. Neonatal Resuscitation Certification in for Women/Child Care Centers only. Must pass annual telemetry exam with a 90 or above. Minimum 1 year recent experience as nursing attendant preferred. Completion of program in phlebotomy and EKG's preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to operate simple medical equipment such as EKG machine. Ability to use needles for drawing blood. Ability to access and navigate clinical computer system. Ability to communicate in a tactful, diplomatic way. Ability to handle information with strict confidentiality. Willingness to upgrade skills with evolvement of technology. Must be able to lift and position patients. Excellent verbal and auditory skills required for communicating clearly and effectively with patients, physicians, families, care team members, other hospital departments.

At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

We are committed to caring for Long Island. Be a part of our team of healthcare heroes.

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