Patient Care Associate (PCA) - Med/Surg/Tele (FT, Days)

  • Location FORT WAYNE, IN (Dupont Hospital)
    Full Time
  • Department Med/Surg (unit/floor 1)
  • Field Nursing
  • Location FORT WAYNE, IN (Dupont Hospital)

  • Department Med/Surg (unit/floor 1)

  • Field Nursing

  • Full Time

Job Description

Dupont hospital, fort wayne, indiana, med/surg, telemetry, nurse tech, unit secretary, full-time, ft

*Schedule: Full-time status, 36 hours per week, day shift

Under the immediate supervision of the Team Leader or Team Specialist or other designated management and the clinical leadership of a Registered Nurse, provides auxiliary patient care services to meet the personal and routine care needs of patients, and provides clerical services to meet the needs of the nursing unit.

Licensure:       Must obtain and maintain:

  • BCLS within 60 days of hire
  • EKG – Basic within 90 days of hire
  • CPI within 6 months of hire
  • NICHE- GPCA within 1 year of hire

Experience:    Prefer one year of unit secretary and/or nursing technician experience.

Education:      Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Education waived in lieu of 3-5 years patient care experience. 


Demonstrates a basic understanding of the roles of a Unit Secretary and Nursing Technician in relationship with other medical services Team Members.

Requires a basic understanding of the related behaviors, needs, and comfort measures appropriate to the age (including pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric) and diagnosis of the patient served in order to support the provision of an individualized multidisciplinary plan of care.

Age of patient served per area of assignment:

                  Medical/Surgical - pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric

                  Telemetry - adult and geriatric

Demonstrates well developed interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) necessary to interact effectively with all internal and external customers.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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