Patient Care Assistant - Definitive Observation
Company: Scripps Health
Posted on: May 3, 2021
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support,
respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation's
Top 100 Places to Work.
You'll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference
in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you're
open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas has served the growing
communities of San Diego's coastal North County since 1978. We
offer a full range of clinical and surgical services, including
North County's first Primary Stroke Center, a regionally recognized
brain injury program, state-of-the-art imaging center, 24-hour
emergency room care and award-winning OB-GYN, maternal health and
infant health services.
The ideal candidate is someone that is team oriented and thrives
in a collaborative work environment. This department is fast paced
with higher acuity stepdown and telemetry patients. You will need
to be able to communicate effectively and be able to critically
think on the spot if there are vital signs that are abnormal. You
will encounter frequent communication with nurses on floor as you
will be working with 3-4 nurses at a time, servicing up to 9
patients during a 12 hour shift. This team focuses on the overall
patient experience and are unique in having 36 private beds on the
This position is Full Time (72 hours per 2 week pay period), 12
hour night shifts. Varied work schedule that includes weekends and
Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
- One year of recent experience working under the license of a
licensed healthcare provider OR current enrollment or completion of
Nursing Assistant training from a recognized school OR current
enrollment in an RN program with completion of the second semester,
including nursing fundamentals.
- Must be able to speak, read and follow instruction in
- Excellent interpersonal skills with a service aptitude.
- American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for
health care provider
- CNA certification
- Multiple patient skills
- One year acute care experience
Keywords: Scripps Health, Encinitas , Patient Care Assistant - Definitive Observation, Other , Encinitas, California
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