Patient Care Associate - Acute Rehab Unit - Allegheny Valley Hospital - Full Time - Military Veterans

at Highmark Health

Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania

**Company :**

Allegheny Health Network

**Job Description :**

**GENERAL OVERVIEW**

Under the direction of a licensed nurse, provides for the care, safety, comfort and personal needs of patients.

**ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES**

+ Provides and documents direct patient care and activities, such as activities of daily living, vital signs, specimen collection, assistance with exams, treatments and procedures. (45%)

+ Communicates changes in patient's physical, mental and emotional conditions, as well as any issues or concerns identified by family, to nursing staff. (20%)

+ Participates in unit activities such as supplies stocking, patient transport, and equipment/appliance cleaning, checks and retrieval. (15%)

+ Participates in, and documents, patient care and safety rounds. (20%)

**QUALIFICATIONS**

**Minimum**

+ High school diploma or GED

+ Nurse Aide Course, current participation in Nursing School and completion of fundamentals and/or experience required.

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Req ID: J180197

Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania

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