Job Summary: The Patient Care Aide works under the direction of the RN/LPN. The responsibilities of the Patient Care Aide include providing direct patient care and maintaining patient care standards. The Patient Care Aide must exhibit the ability to work with people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds; to organize, set priorities and manage multiple priorities, and to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required:
Must have completed a certified nursing assistant training program (exception: PCAs or CV Aides hired prior to August 2007) or have previously worked as a patient care aide for at least 6 months or have completed the first quarter or semester of clinicals as a nursing student enrolled in an accredited college.