The Patient Care Aide works under the direction of the RN/LPN. The responsibilities of the Patient Care Aide include providing direct patient care and maintaining patient care standards. The Patient Care Aide must exhibit the ability to work with people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds; to organize, set priorities and manage multiple priorities, and to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
Qualifications Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required: Education:
HS/GED required. Experience:
Must have previously worked as a patient care aide for at least 6 months or have completed the first quarter or semester of clinicals as a nursing student enrolled in an accredited college.
Highlights of our hospitals
Huntsville Hospital was recently named Best Regional Hospital and #2 in Alabama by U.S. News & World Report
. With 971 beds, a specialized Orthopedic & Spine Tower, a Level III Regional Neonatal ICU, and the largest Emergency Department and Level 1 Trauma Center in the state with our own specialized Red Shirt Trauma Program, there are many opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills. We are a certified Primary Stroke Center and named "One of the Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation with Great Heart Programs." From six cath labs and four EP labs to multiple medical and step-down units, you can continually grow your skillset! We offer a training center on campus for continuing education, Shared Governance Program, Clinical Ladder for professional development, The Daisy Award, and if you are a new grad, a Nurse Residency Program to help you transition from student to professional nurse. We care about you and your well-being by offering an excellent benefits package, childcare, health and wellness programs, an onsite employee pharmacy, a free health clinic, tuition assistance, and much more. Ask us about incentives and additional opportunities. Learn more about Huntsville Hospital Health System:
- Careers: https://www.huntsvillehospital.org/careers
- Benefits: https://www.huntsvillehospital.org/benefits
- Education & Professional Development: https://www.huntsvillehospital.org/education
- Life In Huntsville: https://www.huntsvillehospital.org/about-huntsville-al