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Patient Care Associate - 10 Brain and Spine - Progressive Care, Brain and Stroke

Company: Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Location: Columbus
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Scope of PositionThe Ohio State University Medical Center is committed to enhancing the quality of care provided to patients. The Patient Care Associate (PCA) functions as an integral member of a team of care providers on a patient care unit, who reflect a culture of cooperation, enthusiasm, and mutual respect. The Senior PCA has elevated job responsibilities. The team, consisting of the Registered Nurse (RN), the Patient Care Associate (PCA), Student Nursing Assistant (SNA) and the Unit Clerical Associate (UCA) provides patient care and supportive services that are directed towards achievement of patient care outcomes, maximizing the patients involvement in his/her own plan of care, improving service levels, reducing the length of hospitalization and decreasing costs. Patients and their family will experience the benefits of patient focused care through the integrated skills of all care team members.Position Summary:The PCA is responsible for providing a variety of direct and indirect patient care activities as supervised and directed by the Registered Nurse. Care is provided in collaboration with the patient, family, and other members of the patient focused care team. Overall responsibilities are to assist the team in meeting patient care needs.Minimum QualificationsFor Hire: 1 year of experience as a PCA in OSUWMC demonstrating excellent performance of all the basic requirements of a PCA.On going:Demonstrated competence to meet all essential and advanced job functions. Maintains knowledge related to patient care issues, quality improvement, cost reduction, and current policies, procedures, and protocols. Meets mandatory educational and health requirements.Demonstrates computer skills required to meet job functions.Function: Clinical SupportSub-Function: Patient Care ServicesBand: Individual Contributor TechnicalLevel: T2

Keywords: Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus , Patient Care Associate - 10 Brain and Spine - Progressive Care, Brain and Stroke, Other , Columbus, Ohio

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