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Patient Care Specialist (Full Time) - Huntington, WV #7795157

Company: St. Mary's Medical Center Home Health Services, LLC

Date: 01/14/2021

City: Huntington, WV

Employment type: Full-time

Education Requirements High School Diploma/GED required. In addition to one of the criteria in the requirements section. Description


Assists in providing patient care activities for which employee has been prepared and in conformance with Medical Center policy and procedures, functions under the supervision and guidance of a Registered Nurse.


Position Requirements


Verbal ability required to communicate with patients and understand instructions received from nursing staff; manual dexterity required to use hands easily and skillfully while aiding patients. BCLS required.


In addition to High School Diploma or GED, must meet one of the following criteria:



  1. Successful completion of a multi-skilled technician program which includes EKG, phlebotomy and direct patient care. Certification must be valid and current.


  2. Successful completion of Certified Nurse Aide training program. Certification must be valid and current in the state of West Virginia. Upon hire, within 6 months, must successfully complete an EKG and phlebotomy program.


  3. EKG and Phlebotomy training with patient experience in physician office/clinical setting.


  4. Graduate from an approved school of practical nursing. Currently licensed to practice nursing in the State of West Virginia.


  5. Employees practicing in this role more than 10 years at SMMC are exempt from certification requirements.

Location St. Marys Medical Center About the Organization Thank you for considering St. Mary's Medical Center for employment opportunities. St. Mary's Medical Center's tradition of care began on November 6, 1924, when eight Pallottine Missionary Sisters opened a 35-bed hospital. These pioneer Sisters adopted the motto, "The Love of Christ Impels Us," thereby creating a strong foundation for their dedication and hard work.Throughout the past 90 years, thousands of lay people -- employees, physicians and volunteers -- have joined the Pallottine Missionary Sisters to bring quality health care to the people of the Tri-State. Today, St. Mary's is the largest medical facility in the region and the Tri-State's largest healthcare employer with more than 2,800 employees. Its Regional Heart Institute, Regional Cancer Center, Regional Neuroscience Center and ER/Level II Trauma Center provide advanced care to the people of the tri-state region. Our values of Compassion, Hospitality, Reverence, Interdependence, Stewardship and Trust reflect our beliefs and are the guiding principles for all our actions. Advanced medical care delivered with compassion is the hallmark of St. Mary's tradition. Department 6026 - ORTHOPEDIC


EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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