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Location: Mercy Medical Center
Department: Out Patient Surgical Center
Schedule: Part Time
Shift: Evening Shift
Hours: 1530-1930 Mon- Friday
Requisition #: 5684
Job Details:
  • BCLS Required prior to hire
  • CNA Required
  • 1 - 3 Years Experience
    • Summary
      • This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by providing safe and effective patient care by performing tasks and support functions under the supervision of a Licensed Nurse. Patient Care Technicians or Certified Nurse Assistants may fulfill an expanded role by performing additional tasks and responsibilities as delegated by their department.
    • Job/Position Specific Duties
      • Job Specific Duties/Essential Functions
        • Ensure that accurate and clinically relevant information is communicated with patients, their families, and co-workers at hand offs and other times as needed.
        • Take all measures necessary to ensure that the appropriate and involved parties have communicated necessary information in order to allow for the best possible patient outcome
        • Provide safe and effective patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse by performing tasks and support functions as delegated by department
        • Observe and communicate to the licensed nurse any changes in patient condition and pertinent information regarding the needs of the patient and/or significant others
        • Demonstrate effective and age appropriate communication as well as the ability to understand the needs of the patient including non-verbal communication, fears, anxieties and language/cultural barriers
        • Maintains accurate and real time documentation of patient care provided
        • Assures patient privacy by knocking on doors, closing curtains and protecting patient information
        • Responds within scope of practice to emergencies and life threatening conditions
        • Demonstrates support for changes in practice designed to improve performance.
        • Organize and prioritize daily work, taking into account the needs of patients, families and other health care workers
        • Maintain cleanliness and organization of patient rooms and department work areas
        • Assist in identifying quality improvement opportunities and demonstrate support for changes in practice designed to improve performance
        • Ability to prioritize tasks, identify needs for changes in priorities and takes the initiative to recommend and implement changes in concert with their supervisor. 

      • Position Specific Job Duties/Essential Functions
        • Completes skin prep and hair removal per department protocol
        • Restocks patient rooms per department protocol
        • Transports patients safely to their destination
    • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Role Models exemplary customer service skills including verbal and non-verbal skills and proper phone etiquette
      • Creates a welcoming environment for all healthcare team members.
      • Demonstrates the ability to provides safe and effective patient care
      • Must have the ability to remain focused in stressful situations and perform multiple tasks quickly.
    • Professional Experience- Required vs. Preferred
      • Previous Patient Care Tech or Certified Nursing Assistant experience preferred
    • Education-Required vs. Preferred
      • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
      • In addition, must have ONE of the following:
        • ­ completion of a certified nurse assistant (CNA) program­
        • a minimum of 2 years in a baccalaureate program­
        • one year in an Associates Degree in Nursing program
        • ­ comparable education, training and experience in the absence of successful completion of a Certified Nurse Assistant program
    • Licensure, Certification, Registration - Required vs. Preferred
      • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required.
    • Physical Activity Requirements
      • Constant = 67-100% of workday
        • Reaching
        • Standing
        • Walking
        • Talking
        • Hearing
        •  
      • Frequent = 34-66% of workday
        • Lifting
        • Repetitive motion
        • Balancing
        • Stooping
        • Kneeling
        • Crouching
        • Pushing
        • Pulling
        • Grasping
        • Feeling



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