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Houston Methodist Hospital
6560 Fannin St., Scurlock Tower, Suite 220
Work Shift: 7p-7a
Work Week: M - F
Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research. Houston Methodist is consistently ranked in U.S. News World Report’s “Best Hospital” list and was recently named the number one hospital in Texas. FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006. Houston Methodist directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1,119 licensed beds, 73 operating rooms and over 5,000 employees, Houston Methodist offers complete care for patients from around the world.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Provides care to patients assigned within unit specific defined limits. 2. Performs and documents where applicable treatments and procedures in accordance with established policies and procedures. 3. Reports observations, conditions and problems of patients to the licensed nurse. 4. Records care administered according to established procedures. 5. Assists with maintaining equipment and supplies as established on the unit. 6. Follows channels of communication for effective problem solving. 7. Participates as a team player. 8. Demonstrates the componets of the I CARE values statement (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence). 9. Demonstrates ServicePride standards (smiles and makes eye contact; greets each patient and visitor; seeks out patient and visitor contact; displays appropriate body language at all times; takes 5 minutes each day to go above and beyond for 1 patient or visitor; honors diversity; thanks every customer). 10. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports all accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace. 11. Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 18 years of age High school diploma or its equivalent is required EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Previous experience or basic Nursing Assistant course is preferred Registered Nurse (RN) experience in non-USA country in lieu of Patient Care Assistant (PCA) experience is acceptable. Nursing student currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program that has successfully completed at least 1 clinical rotation. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Current Certified Nurse Aide/Certified or Registered Medical Assistant or 3 Years Hospital/Acute Care Patient Care Assistant Experience Registry SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 1. Must be able to write and speak effectively in English. 2. Must have basic computer skills.
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