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Patient Care Assistant I

Recruitment #180914-Y10A-I35

Introduction

This job is located in Lawton, OK.

Patient Care Assistant

Jim Taliaferro Community Mental Health Center in Lawton, OK is currently recruiting for three Patient Care Assistants. Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing and in collaboration with the Scheduler this position will welcome consumers and notify physician of their arrival, answer the phone, make reminder phone calls, take and record vital signs and weighs, assist with rescheduling, check status of waivers, insurance, addresses and telephone numbers and assist clients with special needs.

As a facility operated by the State of Oklahoma, JTCMHC is able to offer an allowance for health, dental, vision, and disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, and retirement packages.; Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request. 

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request. EOE

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing direct and indirect non-professional nursing care or outreach services in a clinic, hospital, institution or home setting under nursing or medical supervision. This includes performing duties such as taking vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, charting, escorting patients, assisting with activities of daily living, and ordering and receiving supplies.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Patient Care Assistant job family has three levels which are distinguished based on the level of skill required, responsibility and complexity of specific assignments, and the responsibility for providing leadership to others.

Level I:    
This is the basic level where employees perform routine entry-level work, and receive training in providing care or services to patients or clients.  In this role they will primarily assist other patient care staff in performing various functions and work under close supervision.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:    
Education and Experience required at this level is none.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 65 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 25 pounds.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


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