PCA- Medical/Surgical-Mercy St. Charles- Full Time job

Mercy HealthToledo, OH
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Company Description

Cincinnati-based Mercy Health (formerly Catholic Health Partners) is a faith-based healthcare provider with over 500 points of care, including 23 hospitals across Ohio and Kentucky, employing 34,000 staff members. Their core services feature primary care and family medicine, heart and vascular care, orthopedics, sports, medicine and spine care, cancer care and oncology. Mercy Health offers a wide variety of opportunities for physicians and advanced practitioners as well as for nurses. You can be contracted full-time or part-time and can enjoy the compensation package which includes components such as medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending or health reimbursement accounts, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life and accident insurance, paid time off and paid holidays, retirement savings plans, tuition reimbursement, and discounted fitness memberships.

Job Description

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health

General Summary:

Assists patients, visitors, physicians and other staff members. Performs clerical duties including data entry, typing, filing, copying, gathering and disseminating information, etc. Performs various duties necessary to provide care and comfort for assigned patients.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Education: High School graduate or equivalent.

Computer experience or completion of basic computer class. Previous health care experience preferred.

Must be able to read and comprehend written instructions and patient information.

Good interpersonal skills required - must be able to interact professionally with physicians, patients and visitors.

Knowledge of basic patient care methods, procedures, techniques and medical terminology obtained through successful completion of patient care training program or previous experience. Must maintain and demonstrate required competencies.

CPR certification preferred.

Working Conditions:

Frequent exposure to excessive noise due to unit activities

Frequent periods of sitting, some of which may be prolonged of more than one hour continuous.

Occasional exposure to hazardous materials/waste and unpleasant odors.

Frequent use of the computer.

Frequently exposed to mental strain caused from a fast-paced environment and directions from multiple sources.

Key Job Duties:

1.Provides information and assistance to patients, visitors, physicians and other members of the team.

2.Assembles and maintains the medical record.

3.Provides clerical services which may include data entry, charges, typing, filing, copying, gathering and disseminating information and other related tasks.

4.Maintains equipment and patient service areas in a clean and orderly condition. Maintains supplies and storage areas in an organized manner.

5.Participates in meetings, in services, orientation and projects as needed to maintain knowledge and proficiency.

6.Operates equipment such as fax machine, intercom, computer and other basic office machines.

7.Performs various duties necessary to provide complete care, comfort and safety for assigned patients including taking and recording of vital signs, intake and output, collecting specimens, assisting patients with activities of daily living (ADLs), turning and ambulating patients and assisting with admission database.

8.Performs courier and transport duties.

9.Communicates patient and unit information to assigned Registered Nurses.

10.Maintains confidentiality and protects patients' rights.

11.Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Mission and Core Values (Compassion, Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Sacredness of Life, Service) of Mercy.

12.Adheres to the standards and policies of the Corporate Responsibility Program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reporting to designated Manager (or employer hotline) any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts or practices.

13.Embraces Standards of Behavior in order to provide and promote excellent customer service for both internal and external customers. Holds self and others accountable for behaviors that promote service excellence.

14.Adheres to all standards and policies regarding safety/patient safety initiatives.

15.Provides service to all age groups. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on assigned unit.

16.Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span by completing

17.Interprets information need to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific need:

a. Neonate

b. Pediatric

c. Adolescent

d. Adult

e. Geriatric

18. *Is responsible for all other duties as assigned.

* Indicates Non-Essential job functions.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We'll also reward your hard work with:

* Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
* Prescription drug coverage
* Flexible spending accounts
* Life insurance w/AD&D
* An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
* Paid time off
* Educational Assistance
* And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

Work Shift:

Nights (United States of America)

Department:

Med/Surg Unit - Mercy St. Charles

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Ashland, Kentucky, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com
Estimated annual salary
$34,068
average
Minimum
$28,502
Maximum
$61,227

TASKS

  • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
  • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
Vision InsuranceDental Insurance
Life InsuranceVacation & Paid Time Off
Health InsuranceFlexible Spending Account (FSA)

Mercy Health

Type

Hospital

Size

Large

Revenue

$100M to $500M

Location

Grand Rapids, MI,

Industry

Healthcare

Founded

1859

CEO

Roger Spoelman

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