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Patient Care Technical Assistant
Department: Float Pool
Schedule: Casual
Shift: Rotating Days/Evenings/Nights, Weekends/Holidays
Hours: Variable, 4 - 12 hours shifts
Job Details: - High School Diploma or equivalent required

Provides nursing assistance and clerical support to the nursing staff as directed.  Duties assigned are related to specific nursing care functions which do not require professional education or licensure.  Assists in maintaining safe and efficient unit operations, provides support for patient care, maintains patient records, transcribes written and computer orders, answers unit phone calls, and has excellent customer service and communication skills.  Permitted to change patient from portable O2 to wall O2.

Education:
Minimum:   High School Diploma or equivalent
Preferred:   Current enrollment or completion of a Nursing Assistant training program. Graduate of a Medical Secretary program.

Registration/Certification/Licensure:
Healthcare Provider CPR

Experience (Length and specific skill):
Minimum
:  N/A
Preferred:  Clinical experience obtained through a Nursing Assistant program, OR recent experience in a related area, OR related educational background. Previous experience working as a Unit Secretary.

Other Requirements:
Comprehensive Crisis Management per policy.  Responsible to safely access, transport, and handle single dose medications to include prescription and non-prescription medications.  Responsible to safely access, transport, and handle sharps, such as needles, suture kits, lancets, syringes, etc.