Southern Illinois Healthcare

  • PATIENT CARE TECH

    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/24/2018 6:09 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-3108
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Murphysboro
    Category
    Clinical & Technical
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift
    Nights
    Weekend Requirement
    Weekends as required
    Department
    Med/Surg
  • Overview

    Responsible for providing clerical unit support services as well as patient care assistance to the patient care team.

    Responsibilities

    • Safety
      • Maintains employee, patient and environmental safety.
    • Record Keeping
      • Maintains required records, logs, and other documents as required.
    • Process Improvement
      • Promotes a culture of process improvement by participating in programs/meetings that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
    • Role Specific Responsibilities
      • Assists nursing staff with patient care activities.
      • Assists in medical emergencies, including CPR
      • Performs duties as outlined in the SIH CNA Manual
      • Communicates change in patients condition to the Registered Nurse
      • Obtains specimen collections as ordered and in accordance with policy.
      • Contributes to a healthy workplace environment, by using professional communication skills.
      • Transports patients as required.
      • Transcribes and enters patient orders and charges, if applicable.
      • Arranges for services and follow-up appointments.
      • Answers call lights and phone calls and direct them to the appropriate caregiver.
      • Responds to Physician request and processes Physician orders.
      • Basic rhythm interpretation of telemetry strips.
      • Maintains confidentiality of patient information
      • Orders and replaces forms, office supplies and restocks for areas as needed.
      • Processes patient’s medical record.
      • Assist in the maintenance of office equipment.
      • Demonstrates telephone triage, etiquette and interdepartmental coordination.

    Qualifications

    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Completion of Illinois approved CNA training program and passed a written competency test.
    • Basic Life Support Certification
    • CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT WITH EXPERIENCE OR CNA CURRENTLY IN NURSING SCHOOL

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