Technician-Patient Care

Location US-AR-West Memphis
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/1/2021 3:36 PM)
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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


DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
1 year recent (within past 6 months) experience
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
Special Skills
DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired 
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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