Patient Care Associate

Patient Care Associate
Job Category: HEALTHCARE

Job Code:
Date: 01-01-1970
Job Description :

Title: Patient Care Associate
Location: Brooklyn NY
ID: KRN
Duration: 3 Months
Examples of Typical Tasks:
1. Checks vital signs, weights, and measures patients, obtains specimens and records findings on patient’s chart.
2. Instructs patients on how to obtain specimens for laboratory testing and performs basic specimen screening testing through dipstick and hemocult.
3. Prepares collected specimens for pick-up by labeling and preparing required form(s). Picks-up lab results.
4. Performs vision and hearing testing and simple urinalysis.
5. Administers emergency first aid, including basic life support procedures.
6. Performs simple first aid such as dressing changes, bandaging, and cleansing of wounds, irrigation and cleansing of ears.
7. Prepares patient for examination and assists medical provider during examination by providing necessary supplies/equipment.
8. Prepares examining room for examination including cleaning and sterilizing instruments and equipment.
9. Informs patients on proper preparation for various medical testing.
10. Conducts interview of client to obtain routine personal and medical information and appropriate health history.
11. Maintains, completes, processes and files patients’ charts, appropriate forms and documents.
12. Reports observations of patient to medical staff caring for patient to ensure professional assessment.
13. Answers routine inquiries of patients in person or via telephone and makes appropriate referrals.
Certifications & Licenses:
EKG certificate
Phlebotomist Certificate
Education:
High school diploma or its educational equivalent, approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization.

Job Tags:
Job Location: Brooklyn NY