Mercy Health STNA / PCA 2 West Orthopedic Nursing in Lorain, Ohio

STNA / PCA 2 West Orthopedic Nursing

Job ID: 4651663

Updated: August 1, 2017

Geographic Location: Lorain

Location: Lorain, OH, United States

Department: 2 West Orthopedic Nursing

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Shift: Days/Afternoons

Standard Hours: 36

Job Summary

Functioning as a member of the care delivery team, the Patient Care Assistant (PCA) provides basic nursing care and activities of daily living under the direct supervision of the RN Team Leader. Performs assigned selected functional tasks relative to patient care and the unit environment. Reports all findings, information and observations to the RN Team Leader. Documents findings within capabilities on the appropriate forms. Cleans and restocks nursing units. Acts as messenger, when needed.

Qualifications - Minimum


Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic at a level normally acquired through completion of a high school education.

Recommend the completion of a two-week Nurse Aide Training Program and achievement of a passing grade on the State of Ohio Test for Nurse’s Aides through the Ohio Department of Health. One year of experience may be substituted for STNA Certification.

Generally requires two weeks of orientation and approximately three to six months of related work experience in order to function independently.

Communication skills (written, verbal and non-verbal) are necessary in order to relate well with people of varying backgrounds including patients, family and staff.

Obtains/maintains biannual certification in CPR.


Hours per pay period: 72

Will work every other weekend and every other holiday.

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: Days/Afternoons, Job Schedule: Full-Time

Equal Employment Opportunity

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