Ascension Health Patient Care Assistant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job ID: 267097

Patient Care Assistant

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: Patient Care Assistant

City, State: Milwaukee,WI

Location: CSM Hospital Milwaukee

Department: Nurse Staffing 001

Additional Job Details: PRN,Rotating, 0 hours,Weekly

About Us

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/wisconsin. We’re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Assists with basic patient care activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Assists patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living and transfers/transport.

  • Reports findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.

  • Assists with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly.

  • Responsible for keeping the unit environment clean and orderly.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Certified Nurse Aide credentialed from the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. CNA certification on the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry with eligibility to work within a hospital setting

  • Student Trainee obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Nursing student with at least one completed adult clinical and currently enrolled in an accredited ADN or BSN degree program

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required Graduate of an accredited nursing assistant program or must be enrolled and in good standing in an accredited ADN or BSN program with at least one adult clinical successfully completed A nursing student is required to provide transcripts demonstrating passing grades within 3 weeks of each course completion

Work Experience:

  • Previous CNA experience in a hospital setting preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

M/F/Disabled/Vet

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf