Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Patient Care Attendant Job

Job Number: TMH13927

Job Title: 16 HR

Department: C T Scan - 1103011

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

High school diploma or equivalent with basic knowledge of computer keyboard. Ability to interact effectively with patients, visitors and Hospital staff of all levels. Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

EXPERIENCE:

Three months’ hospital experience, preferably in patient care setting. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.


Under the general supervision of the Manager, Medical Imaging for CT and within hospital and departmental policies and procedures, performs a variety of duties to provide assistance to the CT Department staff in patient care services. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the adult and geriatric patient and adapt their care to the physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs. Fosters patient and family centered care and radiologic services in accordance with the Lifespan and The Miriam Hospital’s mission, vision, values, with consideration of the life span, including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns.