BJC Healthcare Patient Care Technician - Surgical Specialties 3-11:30p 6 shift per 2 wk pay period rotating weekends / holidays in Columbia, Missouri

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Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Surgical Specialties Unit at Boone Hospital Center provides inpatient nursing care to patients requiring surgical intervention. This unit specializes in the care of surgical patients, which include abdominal, gynelogical , ENT, vascular, plastic and urological patients.The team practices patient centered care and utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to promote and ensure excellent patient outcomes.

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Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care to support the licensed professional nurses responsible for a team of patients to ensure a safe environment for patients by reducing risk of harm. Collects vital information on the patient and reports such to the RN which contributes to the overall assessment of each patient and any changes to a patient's condition.

Responsibilities

  • Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse, promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Administers or assists patients with ADL, performs VS, I&O, fall and pressure ulcer prevention measures, foley care, phlebotomy, or point of care testing as requested.

  • Collects clinical data and information on patients, and reports changes in patient status to the nurse.

  • Assists nurse with patient and family education. Documents all patient care activities provided.

  • Ensures availability of supplies and equipment to meet each patient's needs.

  • Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning, as well as acting as 1:1 patient safety sitter as necessary.

Minimum Requirements

Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Experience

  • No Experience

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Preferred Requirements and Additional JobInformation

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Nurse Assistant

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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