Southern Illinois Healthcare

PATIENT CARE TECH- System Float Pool

Posted Date 1 year ago(11/30/2018 2:51 PM)
Requisition ID
2018-3178
Job Locations
US-IL-Carbondale
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
7PM-7:30AM
Weekend Requirement
Weekends as required
Department
Sitter Pool

Overview

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

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent required. 

BLS required.

IL CNA certification required.

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