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Patient Care Assistant II - Surgical Unit

San Diego, California
Job ID 7295 Date posted 10/18/2021 Schedule Full-Time Shift Rotating Department Surgical Unit


Schedule: Rotating, 12-hour shifts

FTE: Full-Time, 72 hours per 2 week pay period


Under the direct supervision of a licensed care practitioner, provides and documents clinical care and associated tasks, as assigned. Utilizes appropriate age and developmental approach in application of care. Regularly performs a supportive role to physicians, nurses, and families in the delivery of patient care by assisting patient care delivery team with emergency calls and clinical communications and performing admission, discharge, and transfer workflows. Responds to emergency codes by executing appropriate protocols and identifying, initiating, and utilizing necessary resources. Prepares and maintains patient medical record on the clinical unit including the medical record discharge process. Enters, compiles, and reviews reports in a timely and accurate manner. Performs administrative duties as assigned.


H.S. Diploma, GED, or Equivalent

BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA

One of the following: 
(1) Completion of a CNA or Medical Assistant program AND 1 year of experience
(2) Completion of a CNA or Medical Assistant program AND enrolled in a Registered Nurse program
(3) Enrolled in a Registered Nurse program AND completed at least 1 clinical acute hospital rotation
The Bernardy Center requires a current Certified Nursing Assistant certification.

Knowledge of medical terminology

Knowledge of healthcare operations and work flow

CA Drivers License (for Urgent Care only)

Proof of Auto Insurance (for Urgent Care only)


Associate’s Degree

1 year of experience 

Certified Medical Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant

More than one year previous healthcare or unit clerk experience

Some college course work in medical terminology



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