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Patient Care Assistant - Definitive Observation

Company: Scripps Health
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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 unit.

This position is Full Time (72 hours per 2 week pay period), 12 hour night shifts. Varied work schedule that includes weekends and holidays.

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 English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a service aptitude.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care provider

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:

  • 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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