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THE CHILDRENS MERCY HOSPITAL Care Assistant in Kansas City, Missouri

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT BEING A CARE ASSISTANT AT Company MERCY.less thanbr> JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:less thanbr>Care Assistants provide basic, uncomplicated patient care and assist with unit/department operations under the supervision of registered nurses. Assignment of job responsibilities are as delegated by registered nurses assigned to supervise the care assistant and in accordance with this job description.less thanbr>JOB REQUIREMENTS:less thanbr> * High School diploma or equivalentless thanbr> * Certified Nursing Assistant CNAless thanbr> * Medical Terminologyless thanbr> * PC Skillsless thanbr> * BLS Certification required upon hireless thanbr> * 1-2 years' experience working with children/familiesless thanbr> * If not a CNA, ONE of the following criteria must be met:less thanbr> * Enrolled in a professional BSN/AD or practical LPN nursing education program and have successfully completed the fundamentals in nursing courseless thanbr> * Within the past three 3 years, was a professional BSN/AD or practical LPN nursing licensure candidate who failed to pass the state licensure examination in any stateless thanbr> * Worked as a nurse assistant, emergency medical technician EMT, or surgical technician within the past three 3 yearsless thanbr> * Completed an UAP unlicensed assistive personnel program in Missouri or another State that meets current regulatory requirements within the past three 3 yearsless thanbr> * Completed a professional BSN/AD or practical LPN nursing program outside the US and is awaiting the licensure examination in this countryless thanbr> * Ability to produce the volume of work expected for this jobless thanbr> * Produces work that is accurate, neat and adheres to standardsless thanbr> * Understands appropriate procedures and theory effective in utilizing materials and equipmentless thanbr> * Is accountable to carry out instructions and fulfill job responsibilitiesless thanbr> * Willing to assume additional work or change work methods; receptive to job irregularitiesless thanbr> * Demonstrates interest and enthusiasm at workless thanbr> * Maintains a professional appearanceless thanbr> * Communicates effectively with staff, co-workers, patients, and members of the management teamless thanbr> * Promotes the philosophy of the department and strives to deliver quality careless thanbr> * Supports decisions made by the management teamless thanbr> * Demonstrates the ability to work in a culturally diverse environmentless thanbr> * Medical Terminologyless thanbr> * Software Application Skills e.g. Microsoft Office Skillsless thanbr>less thanbr>EEO Employer/Disabled/Vetless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Employer's Job# 16322less thanbr>Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.