SoutheastHEALTH Patient Care Tech in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Patient Care Tech

Nursing - Other
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Neurosciences 4E Full-Time

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Description

Night ShiftIf you currently do not qualify as an Unlicensed Assistive Personnel, but would be interested in an 8-12 week paid employer sponsored training program to prepare you to meet the qualifications, please continue with the application and we will reach out to you with more information. This positions provides basic patient care duties under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical NurseBegin

  • Have a positive attitude, contribute to the team with positive relationships and a strong work ethic

  • Provide excellent customer service for patients, families, and co-workers by treating them in a respectful, courteous, and caring manner.

  • Promote a culture of safety; utilize gait belts, wheelchairs, walkers, good body mechanics, etc.

  • Maintains confidentiality

  • Listens well and communicate clearly and tactfully

  • Conduct patient rounding to include 4 Ps + 1 (Pain, Potty, Position, and Possessions + Plan of Care)

  • Follow Infection Prevention guidelines as per Standard Work Instructions

  • Do vital signs (VS), I&O, daily weight, specimen collection

  • Adhere to precautions appropriate to patient such as isolation, chemotherapy, and neutropenic

  • Responds to patient needs and requests in a timely manner (Call lights)

  • Report any abnormal or unexpected findings to nurse – e.g. VS, output, unusual behavior

  • Perform or assist patient with activities of daily living to include meals, ambulating, personal hygiene, dressing patient, changing bed linens, assisting to bathroom, and turning

  • Transport patients

  • Document all care provided

  • Function in role of Patient Sitter as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Become

  • High school graduation or equivalent, formal or on the job training

  • Current Basic Life Support completion (CPR)

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English