Patient Care Assistant PCA- Rehab Hospital at Tower Health

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Reading, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Job Summary

  • The Patient Care Assistant is responsible for providing nursing care to patients under the supervision and direction of a registered nurse.

  • All Patient care assistant duties are subject, but not limited to:

    • Assisted Daily Livings within a hospital setting (bathing, changing, toileting, dressing, etc..)

    • Light Housekeeping in the patient rooms, as well as maintaining cleanliness in the utility rooms, linen and storage closets, and hallways.

    • Clinical patient care that does not require a nursing license to perform

    • Assisting with call lights, phone operations, and orienting patient families/visitors, and maintaining properly stocked patient care areas.

    • Maintaining correct electronic medical records, and properly documenting all patient care interactions.

    • Reviews and discusses patient care plans, as well as ongoing patient care activities with the assigned Registered Nurse.

    • Maintains efficient patient flow by being aware of room availability and patient intakes/discharges.

    • Cleans patient rooms after patient discharge with the assistance of the nursing staff, and properly disposes of all items used during a patient stay in the proper containers. Reusable items must be correctly processed for sterilization and reuse.

    • Must demonstrate knowledge and execution of correct patient safety practices.

    • Demonstrates responsible, professional behavior in all aspects of the job, while working in a team setting.

Current Openings:

    • Full-Time, Day Shift: 7:00am-3:30pm, every other weekend and a holiday rotation

    • Full-Time, Evening Shift: 3:00pm-11:30pm, every other weekend and a holiday rotation

    • Full-Time, Night Shift: 11:00pm-7:30am, every other weekend and a holiday rotation

    • Part-Time, Day Shift: 7:00am-3:30pm, every other weekend and a holiday rotation

    • Part-Time, Evening Shift: 3:00pm-11:30pm, every other weekend and a holiday rotation

    • Part-Time, Night Shift: 11:00pm-7:30am, every other weekend and a holiday rotation



Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma - OR - GED


  • Relevant Experience

Certification and Licensure

  • PA Nurse Aide Certification

  • BLS Certification

Required Skills

  • Customer Service Skills

  • Excellent Communications Skills

  • Listening Skills

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Outlook

  • Microsoft Word


Helping patients achieve each and every milestone on their road to recovery.

For patients who have experienced functional loss of disability as a result of an accident, illness or injury, everything you need to reclaim your life - from comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation and transitional care to outpatient programs - is here, all under one roof.

Our specialized team of board-certified rehab physicians, certified rehab nurses, clinicians, certified nurse assistants, patient care assistants and dedicated therapists deliver an unparalleled level of care and encouragement through state-of the-art-technology, advanced therapies and wellness environments.

Our facility offers:

  • A 62-bed Acute Rehabilitation Unit including an 11-bed secured Brain Injury Unit

  • A 50-bed Transitional Sub-Acute Unit for skilled care

  • Highly skilled therapists

  • Speech, physical, and occupational therapy programming

  • Therapeutic recreation and activities

  • Spacious private rooms with large private bathrooms and flat screen televisions

  • Aquatic therapy pool

  • On-site pharmacy, laboratory, and radiological services

  • Outdoor therapeutic garden

  • Comfortable lounges with flat screen televisions, computers, and free internet access

  • Plenty of visiting areas for patients, friends, and families

  • Easy access and free parking

Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing is the only hospital in the region accredited by both the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and The Joint Commission. Our Stroke Specialty and Brain Injury Programs are also CARF-accredited.

Accreditation by CARF is evidence that Reading Hospital strives to improve efficiency, fiscal health, and service delivery - creating a foundation for continuous quality improvement and consumer satisfaction. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

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