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Catholic Health Services Patient Care Asst I in Smithtown, New York

Patient Care Asst I Facility:St Catherine of Siena Med Ctr Location:Smithtown, NY Department:Emergency Department Category:Direct Care / Aides Schedule:Part Time, With Weekend and Holiday rotation Shift:Day shift Hours:7A-3P ReqNum:6035697

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 ASSISTANT I RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs a variety of technical, para-professional, rehabilitative or therapeutic procedures and activities relating to patient care such as, but not limited to, providing skin care maintenance, performing procedural and diagnostic preps, maintains airway clearance, takes vital signs.

Prepares patient and equipment for procedure, performs post-mortum care duties, performs phlebotomy services, performs EKG's.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school graduate or GED equivalency required. Must be certified and have completed a CNA training class and/or completed Fundamentals of Nursing in a nursing program.

1 year recent experience as a nursing assistant in an acute care emergency department preferred.

Certification in phlebotomy, EKG's and BLS preferred.

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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