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Patient Care Tech - Med/Surg

Washington Regional Medical Center

Washington Regional Medical Center

Fayetteville, AR, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Job Details

Washington Regional Med. Ctr. - Fayetteville, AR
Full Time
High School Diploma or GED
Any
Patient Care

Description

Position Summary

The role of the Patient Care Tech reports to the Unit Manager and Director of Nursing. This position, under close supervision of a licensed nurse, is responsible for assisting the nursing staff in caring for patients. This position assists in achieving patient quality of care, national patient safety, regulatory agency, and budgetary goals.

Essential Position Responsibilities

  • Assist with basic hygiene needs
  • Obtain vital signs and document into the electronic medical records system
  • Assist with ambulation, patient mobility, and transport
  • Perform EKGs and lab draws, as needed and directed
  • Assist patient with meals, as needed
  • Transport medications and blood products, including sealed medication trays for crash cart exchange, as needed
  • Assist with clerical support duties including, data entry, order entry, and maintaining departmental supplies

Qualifications

  • Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Licensure and Certifications: CPR within 90 days of employment, required.
  • Experience: Previous experience in an acute care setting, preferred.

Work Environment: This position will spend 90% of time standing and/or walking while pushing, pulling, lifting, and/or carrying up to 50 lbs. This position spends 10% of time sitting while performing work in a standard office environment. This position has exposure to body fluids, radiation and communicable disease This position serves a culturally and linguistically diverse patient population.