Ascension Health PCA Behavioral Adult BMC / Borgess Medical Center / FT Nights in Kalamazoo, Michigan49048

Job ID: 201345

PCA Behavioral Adult BMC / Borgess Medical Center / FT Nights

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Regular/Night

Additional Job Information

Title: PCA Behavioral Adult BMC

City, State: Kalamazoo,MI

Location: Borgess Medical Center

Department: Adlt Psychiatry Nrsng Unit 001

Additional Job Details: FT Nights

Marketing Statement

Your Connection to Wellness

Borgess isn’t only a place where people go to get well. It’s a place where people learn to stay well and live well. It’s where caregivers and patients connect for lasting wellness. We believe connecting with people at many different levels fosters an environment for better healing. Together, through sharing compassionate care and medical expertise, we’ve touched hundreds of thousands of lives in meaningful ways.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The PCA, under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, may be assigned a variety of duties designed to assist with the direct care of the patient. This may include ordering and stocking unit supplies of all types needed for patient care and locating shared equipment within the hospital. Timely and efficient completion of these tasks is required for quality patient care. Interpersonal skills are necessary to communicate effectively and relate politely to patients, visitors and fellow staff members. Adheres to Borgess Medical Center mission, vision and values.

Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to successfully complete orientation/training programs for the position as evidenced by completion of competencies.

  • Must be able to work effectively as a team member in the delivery of care and promote collaboration and a positive work environment.

  • Must have computer skills to be able to enter and retrieve patient information.

  • Performs and assists with therapeutic and procedures.

  • Observe and record pertinent information, consults with and reports significant reactions and changes in patient condition to the appropriate RN.

  • Responsible for ensuring that the patient’s pain is reported to Licensed Nurse.

  • Inventory, Order, stock and locate various equipment and supplies needed for patient care.

  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certification specializing in Crisis Prevention obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Finger Printing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required

  • A minimum of six (6) months experience with direct patient care preferred.

How To Apply

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.