UnityPoint Health Patient Care Technician-N6 General Surgery-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa

Provides direct patient care for patients on a 25 bed Med/Surg unit. Patient population includes includes post op care for patients having major abdominal surgeries including colorectal, esophageal, liver, and pancreas surgeries. Center of Excellence for Bariatric Weight Loss surgery.

Performs patient care and treatments under supervision of a RN. Provides and documents care including, but not limited to, activities of daily living, mobility, specimen collection and respiratory support activities as directed by the RN. Possess the ability to lift, move, position and transport patients. Demonstrates the ability to meet the department work schedule. Demonstrates initiative to improve quality of care, patient and employee safety, and customer service

HS diploma or equivalent. Minimum of 120 hour CNA certification required, or completion of at least one clinical rotation of an accredited nursing program. Indicate on your application which CNA certification you possess (120 hour or 150 hour) and/or that you have completed the appropriate nursing program clinical rotation. Only applications with this information indicated will be considered. Dept of Labor Level III (Medium) Work. Candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work.

Requisition ID: 2018-54513

Street: 1200 Pleasant St

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $12.94/Hr.

Name: Med/Surg N6- Meth

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.4

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 7a-3:30p, 3p-11:30p, with every other weekend and every other holiday

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org