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Patient Care Associate - Nights

Patient Care Associate - Nights

Requisition ID 
Other Allied Health
Position Type 
Full Time
Psych Acute Adult Senior

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We’re a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


Responsibilities and Qualifications


Under the direction of the RN or LPN, assists in the individualized care of the patient to achieve the patient’s highest level of wellness. Works cooperatively with others as part of a team; recognizes the importance of group goals. Performs designated clinical procedures and nonclinical support tasks essential to providing care to the patient. Assists in unit operational support tasks or duties. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy standards.



Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:


  • Education: High school diploma, G.E.D.


Minimum skills, knowledge and ability requirements:


a. Administers daily hygiene measures.

b. Performs routines daily activities: ambulation, passes trays, snacks, water, feeds patients, turns and
positions patients, observes for skin breakdown.

c. Gathers and records patient data.

d. Performs Sure Step Pro and/or Neonatal Metabolic Screens.

e. Observes changes or unusual occurrences in patient condition and reports them immediately to the appropriate personnel.

f. Provides patients and their families with explanation of care and psychological support under the direction of the nurse.

g. Participates in the admission, discharge and transfer of patients and their belongings.

h. Applies knowledge of cost effectiveness without jeopardizing patient outcome.

i. Assures all patient charges/credits are entered appropriately.

j. Demonstrates flexibility regarding workload, assignments and change.


We’ll Support You at Work and Home


Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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