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

Patient Care Asst II Facility:St Catherine of Siena Med Ctr Location:Smithtown, NY Department:Surgical Care Center Category:Direct Care / Aides Schedule:Part Time, With Weekend and Holiday rotation Shift:Evening shift Hours:3:00pm to 11:00pm ReqNum:6038386

PATIENT CARE ASSISTANT II

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 II RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs a variety of duties which are patient focused such as, but not limited to, assisting with activities of daily living (bathing, shaving, mouth care); performs AM & PM care; takes & records patient's vital signs; performs simple PT Therapy treatments such as positioning & assisting patients to ambulate with use of assistive devices. Performs simple specimen collection such as urine, stool, and sputum. Maintains pt. restraint checklist. Performs post-mortem care duties on deceased patient. Assists in maintaining skin integrity by turning and positioning patient on frequent basis.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school graduate or GED equivalency required. Must 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 facility preferred. Psych position requires 2 years experience with psychiatric patients. BLS certification recommended.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to operate simple medical equipment. Ability to access and navigate computer system. Ability to communicate in a tactful, diplomatic way.

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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