Catholic Health Initiatives Patiet Care Technician - Med/Surg Skiff Medical Center 24 hrs/wk (Nights) in NEWTON, Iowa
Patiet Care Technician - Med/Surg Skiff Medical Center 24 hrs/wk (Nights)
JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision and direction of the staff nurse, assists patients with activities of daily living, provides patients with basic nursing care. Assists in maintaining a safe, clean environment in accordance with established methods and procedures of Skiff Medical Center.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Participates as an active member of health care team.
Provides/assists with personal care and activities of daily living.
Assists with admission, discharge and transfer of patients to and from the unit.
Measures and records heights, weights, intakes and outputs, and appetites as directed.
Obtains vitals and blood glucose readings as directed.
Maintains an awareness of personal and patient safety when performing all duties.
Assumes responsibility for personal growth and development.
Attends at least 80% of the unit meetings, reads 100% of unit meeting notes, attends the majority of Town Hall meetings, and attends all mandatory in-services.
Demonstrates appropriate attitude and interest in work by maintaining acceptable work habits and behaviors.
Demonstrates commitment to customer service and the Standards of Behavior.
Demonstrates ability to establish priorities and organize effectively.
Ability to read, write, and follow written and oral instruction in English.
Ability to comprehend basic medical terminology and perform basic math skills.
Ability to operate a computer efficiently.
Maintains BCLS certification at health care provider level and Mandatory Reporting.
Listed with the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals Direct Care Worker Registry with eligible ID number.
Minimal age of 18 years.
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Completion of 75-hour certified nurse aide course required.
Completion of 150-hour advanced certified nurse aide course preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Prior experience as PCT or CNA is helpful.
Job Clinical Support
Primary Location IOWA-NEWTON-SKIFF MEDICAL CENTER
Daily Schedule 7p-7:30a
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48
Weekends Required Every Third
Req ID: 2018-R0169246
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.