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Scripps Health Patient Care Assistant - Definitive Observation Unit in San Diego, California

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So, if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista provides a variety of medical and surgical services, including inpatient and outpatient care. Located less than 10 miles from the US-Mexico border, Scripps Mercy serves the cities of Chula Vista, Otay Mesa, National City, Imperial Beach, Bonita and beyond.

We invite you to join our highly engaged Float Pool team of Patient Care Assistant’s in our Definitive Observation Unit and be a key member of an outstanding clinical care team. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and provide excellent service to patients.

As a Patient Care Assistant, you will provide excellent service to patients as a key member of the clinical care team. * Assists patients with personal needs and activities of daily living, collects data, and ensures the patient has a safe, organized environment. * Assists with patient care within the scope permitted and under the direction of a clinician. * Supports the unit with a variety of patient logistic, clerical, equipment/supply, and charge reconciliation duties.
This is a full-time position (72 hours per pay period) with a 12-hour rotating day schedule. This position is located at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista.

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills: * One year of recent experience working under the license of a licensed healthcare provider OR * Current enrollment or completion of Nursing Assistant training from a recognized school OR * Current enrollment in an RN program with completion of the second semester, including nursing fundamentals. * Must be able to speak, read and follow instruction in English. * Excellent interpersonal skills with a service aptitude. * American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care provider

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification: * CNA certification * One-year patient related experience preferred

Job: *Clinical Support

Organization: *Scripps Mercy Chula Vista

Title: Patient Care Assistant - Definitive Observation Unit

Location: Southern San Diego County-CHULA VISTA-SCRIPPS MERCY HOSPITAL CHULA VISTA

Requisition ID: 1049351

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