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Patient Care Tech Med Surg Unit

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Farmington
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

  • As needed Rotating Shifts -
  • Prefered CNA, PCT or EMT licensure or nursing fundaments course work completed OverviewParkland Health Center includes two locations in Missouri - a full-service acute care hospital in Farmington as well as a three-bed critical access hospital in Bonne Terre. Parkland Health Center provides quality primary and secondary level inpatient and outpatient services to the people of St. Francois County and surrounding areas in southeastern Missouri.Parkland's Farmington campus offers a full continuum of inpatient and medical-surgical and intensive care, obstetrics, geriatric psychiatry and emergency services, along with a wide variety of outpatient services including oncology services, an infusion center, a wound care clinic, and the Huckstep Heart and Lung Center. The Parkland Bonne Terre campus includes emergency services, inpatient services for patients meeting specific criteria, and a sleep study lab.Role PurposeProvides direct patient care to support the licensed professional nurses responsible for a team of patients to ensure a safe environment for patients by reducing risk of harm. Collects vital information on the patient and reports such to the nursing team which contributes to the overall assessment of each patient and any changes to a patient's condition.Responsibilities
    • Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse, promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Administers or assists patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), performs vital signs, intake & output, fall and pressure ulcer prevention measures, urinary catheter care, phlebotomy, or point of care testing as requested.
    • Collects clinical data and information on patients, and reports changes in patient status to the nurse.
    • Assists nurse with patient and family education. Documents all patient care activities provided with correct medical terminology. Acts as 1:1 patient safety sitter as necessary.
    • Ensures availability of supplies and equipment to meet each patient's needs.
    • Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development.
    • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
    • Performs Other Responsibilities as AssignedMinimum Requirements
      • High School Diploma or GED Preferred Qualifications
        • Certified Nurse AssistantBenefits StatementNote: not all benefits apply to all openings- - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan- - 401(k) plan- - Tuition Assistance- - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts- - -On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)- - -Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health CenterLegal StatementThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Columbia , Patient Care Tech Med Surg Unit, Other , Farmington, Missouri

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