Patient Care Technician - Full Time

Noland Health Services Anniston , AL 36202

Posted 3 weeks ago

We are currently hiring for:

Full-time (7pm-7am) and (7am-7pm) shifts

Summary of Duties

Provides activities of daily living and other specified patient care procedures for the adult and geriatric patient.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides for patient's activities of daily living with either total or partial assistance as directed by patient condition:

  • Bath or shower

  • Oral and/or denture care

  • Perineal care

  • Turning and repositioning every two hours or greater as indicated by patient need

  • Ambulation

  • Meal Assistance

  • Performs indirect patient care tasks and unit functions: including but not limited to:

  • Answers call lights and relays information promptly to the nurses

  • Runs errands to obtain medications, supplies, etc.

  • Transports specimens

  • Inventories supplies; compiles list of needed supplies

  • Stocks supplies and patient meds when delivered to facility

  • Discharge preparation (packing personal items, transports patient, etc.)

  • Cleans and maintains unit and patient equipment

  • Assists patients with elimination needs

  • Performs simple range of motion

  • Performs finger stick blood glucose test

  • Performs intake and output measurements (oral, IV, NG, drains, etc.)

  • Performs vital sign measurements

  • Obtains 12 lead EKGs

  • Assists physicians and nurses with special procedures

  • Assists with stocking of supplies and assesses inventory needs for medical and general supplies in coordination with the Administrative Secretary/ Materiels Management Coordinator and/or other management staff, and following hospital purchasing protocols

  • Cleans and stores dirty hospital equipment for future patient use

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education

High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

Experience

Minimum of one year of patient care experience required.

Physical Requirements for Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. occasionally, 20 lbs. frequently, and 10 lbs. constantly.

  • Ability to walk and stand 80% of an 8 to 12 hour shift.

  • Ability to push/pull up to 200 lbs. in order to position patients, move beds, carts, etc., and aid patients in ambulation.

  • Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately, so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

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