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Patient Care Technician

Post Intensive Care Unit

Full Time -72 hours

Days

7a-7p

High School Diploma or equivalent; current certification as a State Tested Nurse Aide or successful completion of a Home Health Aide Program; Ability to read, write and do math as generally demonstrated by a high school diploma or GED.  Current certification or willing to obtain within one year or currently enrolled in a nursing program preferred.

 

BASIC PURPOSE

In an environment of continuous quality improvement, assists the registered nurse and licensed practical nurse in the provision of patient care. Advises hospital departments on patient activities; monitors central station; processes physician orders and records appropriate information; and assists with patient care in taking VS, bathing, feeding and ADLS

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

 1.      Assists in all aspects of patient care and non-patient care within their scope of practice.

 2.      Assist in the maintenance of:  supplies/equipment/cleanliness of the nursing unit.

 3.      Complies with all safety and infection control standards r/t position of nurse aide.

 4.      Maintains open lines of communication between self and professional staff.

 5.      Maintains skills to function in ICU/PICU/Special Care.

 6.      Participates in hospital-wide and unit activities.

 7.      Performs other related duties as requested.