Southern Illinois Healthcare

PATIENT CARE TECH

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/19/2020 11:30 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-5316
Job Locations
US-IL-Carbondale
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
7PM-7:30AM
Weekend Requirement
Every other weekend
Department
Progressive Care Unit

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 preferred.
    • IL CNA certification or current LPN or RN nursing student required.
    • BLS required

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