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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/19/2016
Job Category:
Nursing
PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN, 7th Flr Med/Surg Tele Unit, Saints Mary & Elizabeth Medical Center
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Presence Health | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 10848

Location: Presence St Mary Chicago

Location Address:
2233 West Division Street, Chicago, IL  60622 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

The Patient Care Technician is responsible for assisting in the delivery of skilled, technical care as appropriate to the clinical area, unit and/or department needs, and according to established policies and procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assists patient with eating, drinking, dressing, bathing and personal hygiene.

     

  2. Performs back rubs and skin scare as needed to ensure the patient's comfort and well-being.

     

  3. Transports patients to and from other departments as needed and provides assistance with tray set up and patient positioning.

     

  4. Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration, daily weights and dietary intake of assigned patients, and records output fluids. Accurately records information according to department procedure to ensure inclusion in the patient's medical record. Reports changes in a patient's condition to a registered nurse promptly.

     

  5. Performs specific, technical patient care procedures such as administration of enemas, applications of heat and cold.

    This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Education and/or Experience                                                              

    Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or one year patient care technician experience in a healthcare setting required, but students currently enrolled in an approved nursing school program may be considered.  One year patient care technician experience in a healthcare setting required, but students currently enrolled in an approved nursing school program may be considered. 

     

    Computer Skills                                                          

    Knowledge of Microsoft Office software

    Bilingual skills preferred.

     

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    BLS Certification required.

 

Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp SMEMC

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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