Job Description Job Summary: Under the supervision of designated unit management and the clinical leadership of a clinical nurse, supports the unit through the provision of patient care, clerical and reception services.
If assigned to sit with a patient: PCA will be responsible for staying at the bedside of the patient, as assigned by the House Supervisor to assure patient safety. Sitters stay with the patient at all times, except for lunch and break. Sitters must always inform the charge nurse when he/she leaves the patient. When the sitter leaves the patient, the sitter is relieved by the unit staff.
Job Requirements Minimal Acceptable Job Qualifications
Licensure: None required.
Experience: Direct patient care experienced preferred, but not required.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent*
* High school education may be waived in lieu of related experience.
Location/Region: Fort Wayne, IN (US)