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Care Companion/PCT Trainee - Mercy Health Fairfield Hospital

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthSummary of Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe Patient Care Tech Trainee provides direct patient care under the guidance and oversight of the Registered Nurse or designated health care professional in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and within the policies, procedures, and guidelines of Bon Secours Mercy Health. The Patient Care Tech Trainee program is a temporary nurse aid training program that enhances working clinical experience.Essential Job FunctionsUnder direction of a designated preceptor, supports in the application of the nursing process: Provides basic patient care to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, vital sign measurement, personal care and hygiene, and assists with mobility, including unit-based specialty duties. Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes and/or concerns. Provides high-level customer service to all patients, patient's family, visitors, and employees. Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation when applicable for patient care. Participates in hand-off/report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving. Performs delegated tasks with oversight to gain training on competency aligning with education.CertificationBasic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association (preferred upon hire, must obtain from approved source prior to direct patient careWork ExperienceRecent experience in a healthcare environment, with a preference for the setting in which they are applying (preferred, not required)Working Conditions*Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur*May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse*May be required to use physical restraintsMay be exposed to adverse weather conditions; cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.*May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights*May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*May have periods of constant interruptionsGeneral office environmentRequired to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditionsLong-distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel*Prolonged periods of working aloneOther:*Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.*Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusS cheduled Weekly Hours:24Work Shift:Evenings/Nights (United States of America)Department:Oncology Nursing - FairfieldAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comMercy Health is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health ( , one of the top 20 health systems in the United States and part of the top performing quartile of Catholic health systems for lowest cost per case for patient care. Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and among the top five employers in the state, with more than 33,500 employees serving communities throughout Ohio and in Kentucky. Mercy Health provided care for patients more than 6.8 million times in 2017.The system includes assets of $6.8 billion and nearly 500 care facilities including 23 hospitals and 26 post-acute care facilities including senior living communities, hospice programs and home health agencies. Its clinically integrated network of more than 2,700 health care providers coordinates more effective and efficient care for more than 350,000 patients, saving money for taxpayers through the Medicare Shared Savings Program. As part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, the ministry provides nearly $2 million per day in community benefit. For more information, visit .

Keywords: Bon Secours Mercy Health, Cincinnati , Care Companion/PCT Trainee - Mercy Health Fairfield Hospital, Healthcare , Cincinnati, Ohio

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