Patient Care Associate

  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Spartanburg Medical Center
  • Resource Pool
  • Per Diem - Nights (weekends as needed) - 7:00PM-7:00AM as assigned
  • Nursing Support
  • Job Grade 008
  • Req #: 36458
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Summary

Job Summary

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, the Patient Care Associate (PCA) provides patient focused, non-license care to facilitate quality service and improve patient outcomes.  The PCA will document and communicate with team members, in a timely manner, the patient's progress, needs and problems.  Additional functions are assigned as appropriate.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Certificate from an Approved Nursing Assistant course, Multi-Skill Technician program or Clinical Associate Apprenticeship Program Required. Caregiving in assistance with daily ADLS. Hospital experience preferred. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification or obtained within 90 days of employment. 
  • Ability to speak and write English. Must be able to communicate in a positive manner with patients, families and other health care personnel. 
  • Must be able to function as a team member throughout the organization.  Must be able to respond effectively and calmly in a crisis situation.

 

Additional Information

Spartanburg Regional is an integrated healthcare system that provides care from birth to hospice. As a a partner with the community for 90 years, we have earned a reputation for technological excellence. With more than 5,600 employees, Spartanburg Regional prides itself in being one of the most recognized healthcare facilities in Upstate South Carolina. A long list of accolades and accomplishments keep our employees proud. We believe the pride and quality in our organization is the result of a focused effort of our staff and resources.
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