Positions Location: St. Johns, MI
General Purpose of Job:
Patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary for the personal needs, comfort and safety of the patients. Has the ability to care for the full scope of patients presenting to the ER, Med/Surg, Special Care, and Outpatient. The Patient Care Technician works under the supervision of a Nursing Supervisor, and/or the direction of an RN.
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
Provides basic and technical care to patients as directed by an RN. Performs specific patient procedures and treatments according to Hospital guidelines and policies.
Documents care given and patient response in patient record (e.g.: intake/out put, vital signs, graphics).
Cleans and maintains equipment and environment. Maintains nursing unit for safe, neat and functional area. Demonstrates ability to multi-task and organize.
Demonstrates knowledge and use of appropriate equipment and supplies to provide quality patient care and a safe environment.
Communicates significant information and changes in patient condition to the RN and physician.
Actively participates as a team member. Positively addresses patient and team issues to insure quality patient care and a collaborative work environment.
Assumes responsibility for ongoing education and completion of mandatory requirements.
Performs clerical skills accurately and in an organized manner, including noting orders and maintaining records.
Floats to other units as assigned.
General Requirements Certified patient care technician or equivalent patient care experience. BCLS certification Work Experience Experience in basic patient care fundamentals.
Basic Computer Knowledge. Preferred - One year patient care experience. Education High school graduate or equivalent. Specialized Knowledge and Skills Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to patient served in service area (newborn to geriatric). The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Location: Sparrow Clinton Hospital
Activation Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021
Expiration Date: Saturday, July 31, 2021
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