Pella Regional Health Center Patient Care Tech-Med Surg in Pella, Iowa
Patient Care Tech-Med Surg
- Provides patient/resident care activities under the direction of Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Practical Nurse. Assists patient/residents with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comfort and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for patient/residents. Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities: v High school graduate or GED preferred. v Completion of the Certified Nursing Assistant program OR be listed as having passed CNA competency testing on the Iowa Direct Care Worker registry. May be certified as a medic or Combat Lifesaver (through military duty) or have EMS certification as a base provider. v Current American Heart Association (AHA) Heart Code BLS required. New employees certify within three (3) months after hire date. v Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. v High degree of empathetic listening, tact and kindness toward others. v Effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills required. v Must work effectively as a member of a team. v Previous acute or long-term care experience preferred. v Technical and critical thinking skills required to perform duties. v Basic computer knowledge.