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Patient Care Associate

Company: Mercy Healthcare
Location: Festus
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."

Overview:

Mercy's Patient Care Associates are the vital link between our patients and the care team.

Our patient care associates (PCA) preserve the dignity of our patients while helping to care for their basic needs (bathing, feeding, toileting etc.). These energetic, compassionate coworkers make a positive and uplifting contribution to the lives of their patients, visitors and coworkers. PCAs play a critical role in patient care by recording vitals and daily information. They are a versatile member of the care team, providing not only clinical support but also a comforting presence, to help achieve the patient's highest level of wellness.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • While previous patient care experience would be helpful, we are happy to provide a two-week, paid training course to help you succeed here at Mercy
  • Patient Care Associates are expected to interact with our patients, visitors, and coworkers in a warm and friendly manner
  • CNA or EMT license is preferred but not required

We Offer Great Benefits:

Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Responsibilities You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. PCAs play a critical role in patient care by recording vitals and daily information. Patient Care Associates are expected to interact with our patients, visitors, and coworkers in a warm and friendly manner .

Keywords: Mercy Healthcare, Columbia , Patient Care Associate, Other , Festus, Missouri

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