Mercy Medical Center Clinton Patient Care Provider - Surgical in Mishawaka, Indiana

Department:

IN202_30000 Surgical

Expected Weekly Hours:

36

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Position Purpose:

Minimum $11.00 - Maximum $14.85

Job Description Details:

JOB SUMMARY

Provides direct patient care and performs specified procedures under the direct supervision of the RN or LPN.

JOB DUTIES

  1. Actively demonstrates the organization’s mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values.

  2. Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information.

  3. Provides direct patient care according to age specific guidelines and established policies and procedures

  4. Communicates patient related data and requests to appropriate team members.

  5. Assists in meeting the patient’s nutritional needs.

  6. Assists with ambulation to including walkers, canes, prostheses, etc.

  7. Maintains a safe environment by adhering to Hospital policies and procedures for isolation techniques, use of restraints, and falls prevention. Reports any unsafe condition to the appropriate personnel.

  8. Documents and reports care delivered per policy.

  9. Performs other related duties as assigned or as workload or staffing variations require.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES

Education: The level of knowledge ordinarily acquired through the completion of high school level courses. Ability to read, write, and spell English and perform simple arithmetic calculations.

Licensure: CNA license preferred. CPR certification on hire or able to attain within 60 days.

Experience: Experience in patient care preferred.

Other Job Requirements: Ability to respond with flexible and changing workload of patient assignments.

Ability to perform as a team member, supporting a patient focused environment in all interactions with patients, families, visitors and volunteers.

Knowledge of basic nursing practices.

Knowledge of principles of body mechanics.

Knowledge of methods of maintaining a safe, working environment.

Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational needs.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.