Job Description

Job ID
Ben Taub General Hospital
Hiring Range:
Hourly Minimum to Midpoint:
Full/Part Time

About Us

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Job Profile


The Patient Care Assistant I (PCA I) is accountable for supporting patient care activities, under the supervision of a registered nurse, in the clinic setting and on inpatient nursing units. The PCA I  works closely with the charge nurse and staff nurses to assure patient care needs are met. The PCA I performs patient care activities, as delegated, and adheres to patient safety measures. The PCA I  is competent in the performance of basic patient care activities, medical terminology, communication, organizational, and computer skills. The PCA I demonstrates personal and professional effectiveness.


1.Education/Licensure/Specialized Training:

a.Education:High School diploma or the equivalent or technical skills/training appropriate to the specialty area.

b.Licensure/Certification:  Nursing/Medical Assistant Certification required.
                  Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart   
                                      Association (AHA) approved program.
                                      Other certificates as required by unit/service/clinic.

2.Work Experience:   Six (6) months - One (1) year related clinical experience preferred.

3.Skills/Knowledge:         Mental Health First Aid within 90 days of hire.  
    EKG,  and/or Phlebotomy competency validation required, as
                                          applicable to specialty area within 6 months of hire.  


1.Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

2.Other Skills: 
        Medical Terms  PC  

3.Work Schedule:  
Weekends Holidays   Flexible

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

Job Category

Allied Health

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