Patient Care Assistant Certified - VARIED SHIFTS - Emergency Services

St Joseph Regional

Location: US:PA:Reading
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 0.90
Shift: Varied
Hours: 7:00a - 7:00p, 11:00a - 11:00p and 7:00p - 7:00a


Under direction of a Registered Nurse, contributes to the basic patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of the patient. Actual job tasks may vary depending on the unit or department assigned.


High School Diploma or equivalent

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


Ability to follow oral and written directions accurately and thoroughly, and observe/respond to needs of patients.

Keyboarding skills required.

Must possess interpersonal skills to effectively work with employees, visitors and guests.

Ability to prioritize and organize work.

Ability to use effective communication skills to allow you to work with patients, families and caregivers.

Ability to obtain competency in assisting nurses with patient care as delegated.

Ability to follow oral and written directions accurately and thoroughly, and observe/respond to needs of patients.

Ability to prioritize and organize work.

Experience and comfort with using computers.


BLS preferred; must receive certification within three months of start date.

Medical Assistant Certification/Diploma. 

EMT Certification. 

Experience working in an acute care setting. 

Penn State Health Offers an exceptional benefit package including but not limited to: 

Affordable Healthcare Premiums and low deductibles 

7 paid holidays 

Generous time off package 

Tuition reimbursement 

Flexible shift schedule 

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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