Technician-Patient Care

Location US-AR-West Memphis
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/1/2021 3:36 PM)
Position Code
14764
Status
PRN
Department
CR ER

Overview and Responsibilities

Performs patient care tasks and basic patient care services under the direction of the professional registered nurse. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity and rights.

Required Population Served
 
 
Job Responsibilties
 
 
Job Responsibilities
 
Communicates and collaborates with the professional registered nurse.
 
Performs patient care tasks under the direction of the RN including vital signs, blood glucose testing, phlebotomy, electrode placement, venous compression devices
 
Performs basic patient care services under the direction of the RN including height & actual weights, intake & output, retrieval of equipment & supplies, stocks patient rooms
 
Maintains a conducive environment for the patient including clutter free rooms, removing linen/trash from rooms, quiet surroundings
 
Supports patient/family communication needs including answering call lights, orienting new patients to the room, assisting with discharge appointments
 
Promotes safety including assisting with patient mobility, safety rounds/4Ps
 
Promotes comfort including providing water, ice, cups, pillows, blankets, assistance with meals
 
Transports non-monitored patients
 
Assists RN with monitored and/or intubated transports
 
Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Experience
 
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
 
1 year recent (within past 6 months) experience
 
 
Education
 
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
 
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
 
 
Training
 
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
Special Skills
 
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
Licensure
 
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
 
CNA Program/Certification or AEMT/Paramedic Licensure/Certification or MA Program/Certification; BLS
 
 
Reporting Relationships
 
Does this position formally supervise employees? If set to YES, then this position has the authority (delegated) to hire, terminate, discipline, promote or effectively recommend such to manager.
 
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