Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! Harlingen Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference. Harlingen Medical Center is a Level IV Trauma Designated hospital that specializes in Cardiovascular Service, Emergency Services, Neuroscience, Orthopedic Services, Radiology, Rehabilitation Services and Surgical Services. Harlingen Medical Center has provided high-quality “Patient Focused Care” to the residents of Western Cameron County for more than 15 years. Harlingen Medical Center, one of South Texas’s best kept secrets, offers patients the best of both worldsa warm, caring environment, close to home while providing the wide range of services and expertise typically found in much larger facilities.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. Know Your Rights: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOCKnowYourRightsscreenreader1020.pdfThe Patient Care Assistant II (PCA II) is an unlicensed person who performs indirect care in the department setting. The PCA II is responsible to monitor cardiac rhythms via direct cardiac monitor. May assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to all patients and assists in maintenance of a safe environment under the direction and supervision of the RN and within the scope of the Patient Care Assistant I (PCA I) job description as long as the activity does not distract from primary responsibility for dysrhythmia monitoring.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Current Certification in Patient Care (M.A. / EMT / Paramedic / Patient Care Tech, etc .)
Current Dysrhythmia Interpretation Certificate upon hire and maintain current preferred.
Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current
Six months previous experience as Monitor Technician preferred.
Current Phlebotomy certification upon hire, preferred.
Current EKG certification upon hire, preferred.
Possesses knowledge of Medical Terminology.
Minimum six months previous experience in an acute care hospital or physician’s office preferred.
Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):
Current Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current per facility requirement.
#LI-AM6ID: 2023-134252 Street: 5501 South Expressway 77 Shift: Nights Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-ExemptFull-time