Patient Care Assistant

Medical/Oklahoma State Penitentiary, McAlester

Recruitment #211228-Y10B-I05


Medical/Oklahoma State Penitentiary

$2,813.52 monthly – Level I
$3,280.31 monthly – Level II   
This position may be filled at the alternate hiring level of Level I, depending upon the qualifications of the applicant.

Current certification in good standing by the Oklahoma State Department of Health as a (CMA) Certified Medication Aide required.

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.

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.

Level II:   
This is the career level of this job family where employees perform a full range of patient care duties or services under nursing or medical direction.  This includes taking vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, assisting with activities of daily living, observing and charting patient information, and reporting appropriate information to supervisors.  It may also include providing various outreach services to clients within the community.


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

Level II:    
Education and Experience required at this level consists of one year of experience in providing patient care.  


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


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