4South Patient Care Tech PRN

  • HCA
  • Richmond, VA, USA
  • Apr 17, 2018
Healthcare

Job Description

Job Code: 00448-41231

PRN/Per Diem

PRN

Henrico Doctors' Hospital is a 340-bed community hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. We specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health, orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants through the Virginia Transplant Center and as part of the Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery, we lead the state in minimally-invasive procedures with da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries.

Click here to learn more about 4South General Surgery Unit.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcia4zt8k-I - General Surgery

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Working under the supervision of a RN, the Patient Care Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.

The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
• Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
• Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding.
• Ability to float to all units within the hospital where a need is presented.
• Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
• Assists patients in ambulating.
• Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
• Performs non sterile dressing changes.
• Passes and collects bed pans.
• Changes bed linens.
• Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
• Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
• Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
• Orients and mentors new staff members.
• Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
• Functions in an organized and time conscious manner.
• Presents self in a professional manner.
• Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers. Documents required information according to hospital policy.
• Answers telephones, maintains supplies, work on projects, including computer based projects, to support the department.
• Other duties as assigned to support the department.

Required Job Qualifications Include:
• Certified Nurse Assistant, EMT, currently enrolled in nursing program with completion of a nursing fundamentals course, or graduated from nursing program.
• High School Graduate or equivalent required.
• Current certification of BCLS.
• Working knowledge of medical terminology.
• Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
• Ability to quickly make decisions and to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
• Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Last Edited: 04/15/2018

Reference

00448-41231