Saint Francis Accepting Applications for Patient Care Associates

Saint Francis Healthcare System is offering a paid educational opportunity for those looking to start a clinical career in healthcare.

Applications for Patient Care Associates, a paid educational opportunity, are currently being accepted for a four-week class through the Cape Girardeau Career & Technology Center that begins on May 18, 2020. After the classroom training, the students will complete 100 hours of clinical education at Saint Francis. Continued employment is contingent on successfully completing classroom and clinical training.

The application deadline is April 3, 2020. View the Patient Care Associate listing online.

A Patient Care Associate is responsible for performing direct and indirect patient care tasks as delegated by the appropriate licensed nursing personnel. The primary responsibility of the Patient Care Associate is to provide basic patient care such as bathing, hygiene, toileting, feeding and positioning. The Patient Care Associate supports patient safety and patient satisfaction by performing regular patient rounds on the nursing unit and effectively communicating with all team members. Call Human Resources at 573-331-5152 for more information.

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