Location: US:PA:Reading Work Type: Part Time FTE: 0.20 Shift: Day Hours: Varied day shift hours
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under direction of a Registered Nurse, the Patient Care Associate contributes to the basic patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the patient. Actual job tasks may vary depending on the unit or department assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required within three (3) months of start date
Nurse Aide Certificate.
Medical Assistant Certification/Diploma.
Experience working in an acute care setting.
WHY PENN STATE HEALTH?
Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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