Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Tech II - Tower II Med Surg - Livingston (Full-time nights) in LIVINGSTON, Texas
Patient Care Tech II - Tower II Med Surg - Livingston (Full-time nights)
Performs a variety of routine tasks to support the delivery of safe, effective, cost-efficient patient care as delegated by the RN. They provide assistance in transporting, transferring and lifting. They perform cleaning Functions in patient care unit as delegated, and perform selected diagnostic tests.
Quality – completes work with accuracy and thoroughness.
Productivity – efficiently utilizes time in accomplishing work.
Customer Focus – lives organizational and departmental service standards.
Reliability – completes tasks assigned; follows up as needed.
Availability – meets attendance standards; is punctual; works when needed.
Decision Making – displays sound judgment; works with minimal supervision.
Initiative – seeks out productive duties in absence of guidance; is a self-starter.
Adheres to Policy – follows CHI ST. Luke’s Memorial Hospital rules, policies, procedures and guidelines.
Interpersonal Relationships – cooperates, communicates and works well with others.
Professionalism – represents CHI ST. Luke’s Memorial Hospital positively in actions and appearance.
Provides direct patient care as delegated by RN staff
Monitors and records vital signs
Assists in providing personal hygiene and physical care needs
Accurately measures, records, and reports intake and output
Obtains and records daily weight
Performs blood glucose testing using blood glucose meter
Reports changes in patient’s status promptly to RN
Performs as patient care companion when needed
Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge process
Performs unit housekeeping needs.
Acts as a runner/transporter
Acts as receptionist for unit; has limited use of the hospital information systems according to hospital policy dependent on the need of unit
Checks and documents refrigerator temperatures as delegated, reporting variances to appropriate personnel
Updates assigned bed status
Answers call lights and telephone
Keeps patient environment clean
Performs comfort round
Keeps hallways clear of obstruction
Reports safety issues and broken equipment appropriately, and adheres to patient safety precautions
Communicates with patient’s family, physicians, and unit personnel and peers in an accurate, courteous, and professional manner
- High School Diploma/GED
Certified Nurse Aide
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Critical thinking skills
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbal
Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based software programs
One year direct patient care experience preferred
Does not require prior experience
Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health
Primary Location TEXAS-LIVINGSTON-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LIVINGSTON
Daily Schedule Nights
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 1800001060
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.