Patient Care Technician - CentraState Healthcare System
CentraState Healthcare System
Healthcare - Allied Health
18 Brentwood Ct
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Provides skilled technical assistance to licensed professionals by performing assigned duties and services required to deliver quality patient care. Follows established standards, Joint Commission, and CSHS policies and procedures. A patient focused care model utilizing a multidisciplinary approach is used as the method to deliver care in the department.
Provides considerate respectful care focused upon the patient's individual need.
Accurately checks exterior of code cart each shift.
Affirms the patient's right to make decisions regarding his/her medical care, including the decision to discontinue treatment, to the extent permitted by law.
Collects and labels specimens without error.
Accurately performs bedside glucose monitoring, and calibration of Accucheck and enters data.
Correctly performs all scheduled and assigned tasks while continually observing patient needs.
Retrieves blood from the Blood Bank.
Verbalizes/performs understanding of 1:1 precautions and documents appropriately.
Performs post mortem care.
Follows CentraState policy regarding restraint application, documentation and observation.
Always answers patient call lights in a timely manner.
Provides basic nursing care, including partial and/or complete direct personal hygienic care to patients (i.e.: bathing, feeding, diversional activity) and assists patients with activities of daily living.
Properly performs electrocardiograms.
Provides partial and/or complete direct personal hygienic care to patients.
Accurately performs simple wound care and ostomy care.
Accurately collects and documents patient data (TPR, I&O, specimen collection, height and weight) utilizing learned technical skills under the direction of the RN. Accurately documents patient data and comfort rounds in Wellsoft system.
Correctly makes occupied and unoccupied beds.
High School Diploma Or Equivalent Preferred
1 Year Nursing Assistant Healthcare Experience Required
Licenses and Certifications:
CPR Certification Required and
EKG Required and
Glucose and Phlebotomy Certification Required
Additional Certification/Licensure Requirements within first 6 months of hire.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.
Works in a normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients.
Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.
Sitting - Occasionally
Kneeling/Stooping - Occasionally
Bending/Climbing - Rarely
Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Frequently
Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Occasionally
Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds - Occasionally