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Patient Care Technician - Full Time - Long Term Care Unit

Location: Panguitch, UT
Company: Intermountain Healthcare
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Job Description:
The Patient Care Tech functions as a clinical support partner to assist the patient care team by performing various tasks and procedures as instructed by a licensed professional.
Job Essentials
Patient Care:
Prioritizes and delivers basic patient care which may include toileting, bathing, linen and clothing changes, fresh water and ice, ambulating, comfort measures, and other patient needs.
Assists with admission, discharge, and transfer of patients.
Provides excellent customer service when responding to patient and family requests.
Reports and records patient care findings and data in a timely manner. Reports changes in the patient condition quickly and secures qualified assistance as needed.
Based on unit, may also be responsible for telemetry duties.
Can function as a patient care attendant by monitoring patient, taking care of patient care needs, and involving other members of the patient care team as needed.
When working on a clinical unit, may be required to take medications from the delivery system to the RN.
Collaboration:
Collaborates and consults with RN and other members of the interdisciplinary team for best patient care.
Demonstrates effective teamwork, prioritization, communication, and organization.
Performs non-nursing duties as delegated (e.g., cleaning, stocking, answering phones, clerical support, providing directions).
Implements plan of care as delegated.
Performs assigned duties within Scope of Practice. Performs specialized procedures with skill validation and according to regulatory standards. Fosters a safe environment by complying with the safety policy and taking appropriate action in an emergency.
Hours : Full Time - 36 hours/week
Department : Long Term Care Unit - Garfield Memorial Hospital
Benefits : Please click here (http://https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/employee-benefits/) for details
Minimum Qualifications
- Current Utah CNA Certification.
- Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.
OR
- Completion of nursing assistant training program (verification of nursing assistant training program completion required and C.N.A. certification required within 120 days of hire) and BLS
OR
- Completion of a fundamentals of nursing class with a passing grade within the past two years (official transcript required to verify completion of class and C.N.A. certification required within 120 days of hire) and BLS
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications
- CNA experience or applicable healthcare experience.
- Current enrollment in nursing school.
- Basic computer skills.
Physical Requirements:
Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
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Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.
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Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
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May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
Location:
Garfield Memorial Hospital
Work City:
Panguitch
Work State:
Utah
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
36
Equal Opportunity Employer
Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.
All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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