Patient Care Technician 4Main Medical Unit (NA/EMT/PCT cert required, D/N rotation)

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In collaboration with the multidisciplinary health care delivery team, under the direction of the Registered Nurse perform basic nursing care activities, assist in maintaining a safe, clean, stocked patient care setting, assist staff members and help direct patient flow .

Roles Responsibility
Patient Services - Admission: orienting family to use of call lights, monitor and unit, Set up of monitor and alarms, Perform vital signs, height, weight and head circumference. Patient Services - Daily Living: Patient ADL’s include daily bath, skin care with mouth care and peri-care, Ensure proper nutrition as ordered (ng, gt, or tray), Care of tube feeding and feeding of patients, Application of skin creams as directed by RN, Collection of cultures, urine and stool samples, etc. Direct Patient Care: Recognize and report pain and skin breakdown, Prioritize tasks and special requests from RN, Assist in performance of trach care and EVDs, Assist with central line dressing, pin care, cast and traction care and care for dying patients, Assist with preparation of room for discharge and admission, assist with patient flow by maintaining a neat and orderly environment, Obtain equipment and supplies and maintain PAR levels. Monitor Surveillance: Observe and alert RN when there are monitor deviations, When assigned to monitor bank will follow the monitor guidelines to dress code and professionalism. Infection Control: Care for isolation patients, Adherence to hand washing before and after every patient, Clean equipment after each patient’s use. Documentation: Document on nursing database, flow sheets and vital signs, Notify appropriate charge nurse in computer or chart as suitable. Communication/ Professionalism: Communicate effectively with RN and team members, Maintain professional relationships with patients and families, Resolve conflict with co-workers appropriately, Support a family-centered care environment, Communicate with RN on all patient care activities at least every hour, Demonstrate non-judgmental behavior. Shared Leadership: Keep informed about council meetings and unit issues, Participate in shared decision making through contributing to unit discussion and support shared leadership decisions. Safety: Speak up when team members exhibit unsafe behavior or performance, Validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation, Stop in the face of uncertainty, Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication, Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors, and co-workers, Attend carefully to important details, practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review to self-check behavior and performance.
Desired Qualification
High School Diploma or GED
Type
Full Time
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