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Patient Care Assistant III

Recruitment #191008-Y10C-I12

Introduction

 

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.

OSDH is seeking a full time Patient Care Assistant III providing support to Payne County Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN #34003504), located in Stillwater, Oklahoma in state government.OSDH offers a comprehensive
Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $32,423.17 based on education and experience.

This position is listed at two levels: Patient Care Assistant II and Patient Care Assistant III.  Please be sure to apply for each level at which you wish to be considered.

Position Description:
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.

Duties Include:
Provide direct and indirect non-professional nursing care or outreach services in a clinic, hospital, institution or home setting under nursing or medical supervision.  Perform duties such as taking vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, charting, escorting patients, assisting with activities of daily living, and ordering and receiving supplies. Perform all other duties as prescribed.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the English language in order to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability is required to record observations and activities, to follow oral and written directions, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Working in the health care community. Shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 50 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 25 pounds.

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 III:   
This is the leadership level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibility for providing guidance, training, and assignment of work activities to other patient care assistant staff, and perform more advanced duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level III:   
Education and Experience required at this level consists of three years of experience in providing patient care.

NOTES

NOTES/REQUIREMENTS:

If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE


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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