The PCT, under the supervision of the charge nurse, clinical manager, and/or director is responsible for assisting in patient care, documentation and supply management. They will also work to keep the unit supplied, clean, and organized. S/he answers the telephone, and answers any questions the patient or their support system may have within their capabilities. S/he follows all policies and procedures of Northern Arizona Healthcare. They will perform or assist with procedures that fall within the scope of practice of a PCT. The PCT may be caring for infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.
Maintains department cleanliness including following procedures for clean up after treatments.
Assists in transporting patients, equipment, and supplies.
Assists with transfer of patient with restrictions in weight bearing or impairment of motor status.
Assist patients with donning/doffing compression garments as needed.
Observe patient for skin integrity and report any problem areas to supervising clinicians.
Assist with dressing removal as assigned by supervising clinician.
Assisting patients with activities of daily living such as toileting as needed.
Assisting patients with mobility under the direction of supervising clinician including but not limited to therapeutic exercises.
Demonstrates understanding of the Unit's Standards of Care and Practice and Administrative Policies as well as being able to locate Policy and Procedures Manuals on the assigned units.
Focuses on personal development areas, engaging in professional/collegial interactions with peers and students.
High School Diploma or GED- Required
Graduate of a Nursing Assistant Program- Required
Certification & Licensures
Current, unrestricted CNA license in the State of Arizona- Required
Basic Life Support (BLS)- Required
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