Southern Illinois Healthcare

  • PATIENT CARE TECH- System Float Pool

    Posted Date 7 months ago(11/30/2018 2:51 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-3178
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Carbondale
    Category
    Clinical & Technical
    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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