Patient Care Assistant - Float PRN all shifts in Memphis, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Memphis, TN
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

  • Provides care to patient in a manner conducive to their safety, comfort, and general well-being.  Has knowledge and skills related to the developmental stages of adults and the special needs of the geriatric population.
  • Works under the direction of the Charge RN with a team approach to patient care.
  • Knowledge of psychiatric terminology and approved abbreviations.
  • Follows policy for confidentiality regarding patients and information obtained from family.
  • Assists patients with daily hygiene, bed-making, room cleaning and washing clothes when indicated by patient's condition.
  • Assists in de-escalating patients when indicated.
  • Accompanies patients to courtyard.
  • Remains aware of patient's needs.
  • Draws blood as needed.
  • Use of intoximeter when required.