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Patient Care Assistant at Franciscan Health in Lafayette, Indiana

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Inpatient Medical

Franciscan Health
1701 Creasy Lane
Lafayette, IN 47905



High School Diploma/ GED Required WHAT WE NEED

A team player with great bedside manner WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Exceptional quality health care doesn t happen by luck; it happens because there is a team of health care professionals working together each doing their own job to the highest standards and working together for a common goal. Patient care assistants are an important part of this care team treating each patient s individual needs, documenting care, and supporting our nursing staff.

Do you have excellent follow-through skills? Are you organized and able to multi-task? Do you love caring for people? Would you like to work in a place that values your skills and believes that serving with faith is the best possible way to serve? We have a team of people waiting for you. WHAT YOU WILL DO

* Perform delegated patient care procedures keeping in mind the age specific needs of the patient.

* Documentation of patient care.

* Participate in organization, cleaning and safety of unit.

* Perform delegated patient care procedures keeping in mind the age specific needs of the patient.

* Make rounds and respond promptly to patient requests.

* Assist in the admission, transfer and discharge of patients as directed.


* Identify personal learning needs.

* Utilize time productively.

* Demonstrate flexibility in staffing and adaptability to changes in patient care practice.

* High attention to detail with strong organizational and analytical skills

* Ability to display empathy while multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment

* Demonstrate tact and understanding when dealing with others. Responds in a positive manner to constructive criticism.


0-1 Years Experience


Certification(s): Basic Life Support Program

Travel: Never or Rarely


It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.


Company Description:

Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest employing a work force greater than 18,000. With 14 hospitals and a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence, Franciscan Health takes pride in providing convenient, comprehensive care for our patients and the community we serve. For 140 years, Franciscan Health has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. Each day, throughout the halls of our hospitals, we embrace our Franciscan Tradition by walking in the footsteps of St. Francis, who left behind his worldly possessions to care for all of those in need.