Patient Care Associates program accepting applications

Thursday, November 14, 2019

CAPE GIRARDEAU – Saint Francis Healthcare System is offering a paid educational opportunity for those looking to start a clinical career in health care. 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 Feb. 3, 2020.

After the classroom training, the students will complete 100 hours of clinical education at Saint Francis. Continued employment is contingent on successfully completing the class and clinical. The application deadline is Dec. 1.

Go to and click on the “Current Openings” tab to view the “Patient Care Associate – Paid Educational Opportunity” listing.

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. Call Human Resources at 573-331-5152 for more information.

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