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314156 1 Patient Care Assoc

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Acute Care for Elders Unit (ACE) at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is looking for a Part Time Patient Care Associate for the day shift to join their team. The Patient Care Associate will also have some responsibilities related to a Unit Clerk role within the unit. The Patient Care Associate works with and under the direct supervision of a registered nurse with whom she/he is regularly teamed to deliver optimal patient care through the use of the nursing process. Will perform selected procedures or assist with treatments and procedures as skills checklist according to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center policy and procedure as delegated by the nurse. Collaborates with the RN to plan, implement and evaluate the plan of care. Documents observations and care rendered in an accurate and timely manner.The Unit Clerk must be able to multi task with the highest level of customer service. Will be responsible for answering phones, filing, gathering information, answering questions from patients/relatives and informing Nurses and or Physicians of critical information. Duties include: performing clerical and receptionist duties and maintaining the physical environment of the area. Maintaining assignment board. Filing forms / reports in char and maintain all charting and recording in consistent and accurate order. Performs transcription function efficiently, accurately and consistently. Refers verbal orders from Physicians to Registered Nurses. Complies new charts, maintain currents and enter patient information upon request on charts.

The qualified candidate must have a High school diploma or equivalent. Previous hospital experience is required. Must have a CNA certification or be a nursing student who has successfully completed a clinical rotation in their nursing program.

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Posted: 2020-08-24 Expires: 2020-12-19

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Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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