Patient Care Nurse Assistant- PM&R Brain Injury Day/Eve

Location: MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute- Old Brooklyn

Bi-weekly Hours: 64.00

Shift: 7a-3:30p/ 3p-11:30p; Rotating Weekends & Holidays

For nearly two centuries, MetroHealth's mission has been focused on delivering high-quality patient-centered care to all communities in Northeast Ohio. Today, The MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute is at the forefront of research to address the overall needs of our patients and eliminate healthcare disparities. Our Inpatient Rehabilitation facility is consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best in Ohio and the nation while delivering premier care for complicated orthopedics cases, stroke, spinal cord, and traumatic brain injuries. In addition, MetroHealth has been designated a Spinal Cord Injury Model System by the National Institutes of Health, one of only 18 such centers nationally.

Join our Inpatient Brain Injury Physical Rehab Unit, 8N!

Primary Patient Population:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Primary skills utilized/learned:

  • Assisting patients with all aspects of personal hygiene, eating & drinking
  • Answering call lights & taking vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height, weight, and other parameters as instructed).
  • Performing/transmitting basic ECG and phlebotomy.

Personnel PCNA will work with:

  • LPNs, Registered Nurses, Nurse Interns, Behavioral Observers, Providers, Social Workers/Case Management, Respiratory Therapy, PT/OT, Speech Therapy, Art & Music Therapy, Dieticians

Number of beds on unit:

  • 19 beds

MetroHealth offers industry-leading benefits, including tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment, professional certification incentives, and medical/dental insurance. As a public employer, employees participate in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS).

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or passage of a high school equivalency exam.
  • Ability to work in a team environment while demonstrating good judgment, flexibility, initiative, and effectively problem-solving skills.
  • Current AHA Basic Life Support for the healthcare provider certification or obtained within 90 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered in good standing as a State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) with the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Nurse Aide Registry (NOTE: Maintaining ODH Registry status as an STNA is optional after employment in this position).
  • 1 year of experience as a Patient Care Nurse Assistant in a hospital.