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Texas Health Resources Patient Care Assistant in Dallas, Texas

Patient Care Assistant

Texas Health Dallas

PRN – Rotating Shifts; Great Place to Work!

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified Patient Care Assistant like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights:

  • Work location: Texas Health Dallas, 8200 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX 75231

  • Department: Radiology Diagnostic

  • Work hours: PRN – Rotating Shifts including weekends and holidays; On call required

At Texas Health Dallas we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are an 875-bed, Magnet-designated, full-service hospital serving our community since 1966. Our location in Dallas provides convenient care to the residents of Dallas and the surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, women’s services, and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a Comprehensive Stroke and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence and provide wellness services, outpatient surgery and women’s imaging services.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Dallas is a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Care Center, a Level II Major Trauma facility, a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center, and a designated Magnet hospital. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for cancer and emergency services, bariatric services, cardiac care and much more.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Education

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent required

Experience

  • 6 Months related experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required

Skills

  • A high degree of confidentiality

  • Positive interpersonal skills

  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment.

Position Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

CARE OF PATIENT/TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Provides assistance to patient according to plan of care.

  • Collects patient data, identifies and reports significant findings to nurse.

  • Assists in admission/transfer/discharge. Assists RN’s with bringing up first cases.

  • Prepares stretchers/rooms for receiving patients.

  • Assists patients with toileting.

  • Stocks supplies.

  • Cleans rooms as needed.

  • Performs technical procedures safely and proficiently.

  • Takes action to reduce or eliminate patient risk.

  • In collaboration/consultation with the nurse, adapts care to reflect patient population.

  • In collaboration/consultation with nurse, incorporates cultural/religious needs and beliefs into delivery of care.

PARTNERSHIP:

  • Uses Professional Practice Model philosophy to work in partnership with patients, families, physicians, peers and all other disciplines.

  • Adapts to changing needs of unit, re: patient census, workload, and crisis situations.

  • Functions as Mentor/Resource in the training and evaluation of practice partners (if selected by Manager). Uses Unit Based Council structure.

  • Acceptable use of interpersonal relationship skills with patients, families, co-workers, physicians, all disciplines and other customers.

  • Flexible with scheduling to help meet departmental/patient needs.

  • Adapts to changes in workload assignment to meet changing needs of the individual patient and or unit.

  • Organizes work in partnership with team members.

PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Maintains and enhances patient care skills.

  • Seeks assistance and supervision when performing unfamiliar tasks.

  • Serves as a patient advocate.

  • Complies with personnel policies. (Attendance, ID badge, Dress Code)

  • Communicates per department expectations.

  • Recognizes and promptly communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication.

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT:

  • Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve them.

  • Participates in the process improvement activities within the department/hospital.

Why Texas Health? As a Texas Health Dallas Patient Care Assistant, you will enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy and more.

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health Dallas a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7 th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Additional perks of being a Patient Care Assistant:

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training, and dedicated leadership resources.

  • Enjoy opportunities for growth.

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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