PATIENT CARE ASSISTANT - FULL TIME
Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Rio Rancho
Posted on: June 12, 2019
Type of Opportunity: Full Time
Work Schedule: 10 Hour DaysSummary:
Transport patients between clinical departments and nursing units.
Transport patients needing admission, inter-unit department
transfer, or discharge from facility. Provide observation and
companionship to appropriate hospitalized patient. Assist and
provide basic ADLs as appropriate and directed. Provide general
support for the operation of a nursing department including
assuring availability of supplies and equipment as pertaining to
*Maintain established departmental policies and procedures.
*Maintains established medical therapies to include, but not
limited to, oxygen, IVs, restraints, catheters etc. during
transport and notifies nursing staff immediately if medical
*Responsible for effective communication between patients,
families, and healthcare team members.
*Retrieve, store and transport oxygen cylinders according to
*Follows assigned priority as directed for admission, discharge and
*Assist with patient transfers from hospital units to other units
within the facility.
*Utilize automated processes within the Teletracking system to
notify the Presbyterian Care Connection of patient activity.
*Gather equipment pertinent to transport from within facility to
ensure equipment is available when needed.
*Deliver malfunctioning equipment to Maintenance for repair.
*Provides safety and security monitoring for assigned patients.
Alerts nursing staff of changes in patient condition as
*Assist with mobility and ambulation as needed for patient
*Maintains confidentiality of all healthcare information.
*Delivers specimens to Laboratory, Microbiology and Pathology.
Transports x-rays and equipment.
*Performs basic clerical duties such as answering phones, taking
messages, filing and copying.
*Participates in educational programs, in-service meetings and
departmental meetings as required.
Less than one year experience in hospital setting and patient
transport. Current BLS required (may be initially obtained during
new hire training). Receives on-the-job training and competency
verification to perform primary functions
* High School Diploma or GED
Competencies and skills:
* SKILL-Ability to effectively interact with customers to
understand their needs and explain data
* SKILL-Microsoft Office
* Planning and coordinating organizational change
* Anticipating & Addressing Customer Needs
* Educating Employees, Customers & Transferring Knowledge
* Functioning as an Effective Contingent Member
* Diagnosing & Resolving Problems
* Acquiring & Applying Superior Skills to achieve Quality
* Functioning as an Effective Team Member
* SKILL-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person
and via telephone with members, employer groups, brokers,
physicians, and physician office staff using strong dialogue and
customer service competencies.
* SKILL-Written communication
Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:
- Competitive salaries
- Full medical, dental and vision insurance
- Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
- Free wellness programs
- Paid time off (PTO)
- Retirement plans, including matching employer
- Continuing education and career development opportunities
- Life insurance and short/long term disability programs About
Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit
healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a
growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in
1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately
11,000 employees.Presbyterian's story is really the story of the
remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with
Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of
thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other
volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium
to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New
We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future.
That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as
deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.
About New Mexico
New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American
influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in
Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear
scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's
artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and
experiences that make this state great.
Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best
places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal
Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers
like Worldwide ERC.
New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore,
and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path,
challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the
expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing,
snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful
wonders of the west.
AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer
with smoke free campuses.
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