Patient Care Associate
They will perform unit activities under the direction of the Registered Professional Nurse. These include, but are not limited to, direct patient care activities such as taking vital signs and assisting patients with the basic activities of daily living, as well as non-clinical activities such as acting as a receptionist, coordinating equipment, providing transportation activities, and performing tasks specific to the department assigned.
The Patient Care Associate interacts with patients, families, nursing, and a variety of interdisciplinary personnel and possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills. The PCA staff work closely together to ensure safe patient care and smooth unit operations.