Care Technician

Pacific Medical Centers Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 2 months ago

Providence is calling a Orthopedic Care Technician I (3 West Ortho, Night Shift, 0.9 FTE, 36 hours per week) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

$3,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate understanding of and provides care according to Standards of Practice and the patient's Care Plan. These duties are under the supervision of the Licensed RN and/or Professional Associate(MD/PA)

  • Perform duties to assist in activities of daily living such as bathing, ambulating, and nourishment

  • Obtain clean catch and other types of urine samples, performs point-of-care testing to include blood glucose, transports and/or escort patients

  • Utilize the "Hand Off Communication Tools, "SBAR"

  • Demonstrate patient "Rounding" as defined by unit/hospital policy

  • Electronically documents information in an accurate, concise and timely manner

  • Competent in the input and retrieval of this information within the patient's medical record

  • Be responsible for documenting vital signs, I/Os, pain scores, weights, meal intake, activities of daily living and any other necessary information.

  • Maintain a safe environment for patients, families, and co-workers.

  • Observe patients closely for changes in their health condition and responds by informing RN immediately

  • Report problematic and unusual circumstances in a timely and consistent manner, to RN partner or charge nurse

  • Communicate effectively with the RN or other caregivers regarding patient issues, family issues, MD issues, and equipment

  • Communicate in a compassionate manner to patients, families, and visitors

  • Assist in the patient admitting, transfer, and discharge procedure

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of nurse aide training program or six (6) months of nurse aide experience

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Orthopedic specific certification

  • Previous orthopedic experience

About the department you will serve.

Providence Alaska Medical Center's Orthopedic Unit is a 36-bed unit, providing orthopedic care for elective procedures and admission, injuries, and major multi-trauma. There are two levels of care: Regular medical/surgical care and high level of intermediate care that includes bedside cardiac monitors and telemetry. Nurse to patient ratio varies depending upon acuity and the patient level of care.

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation's best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state's largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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