Patient Care Technician, PT Various Departments, Mercy Medical Center, Aurora

City:  Aurora 
Requisition ID: 45502 
Location:  Presence Mercy Medical Center 
Department:    


Daily Hours: 12 
Standard Hours: varied per position
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Night
 

 

Compassionate care is our calling, is it yours?  The opportunity exists to make a real difference in the lives of the patients through high-quality, holistic care delivered within an environment that is guided by a strong sense of purpose. 

 

SUMMARY

The Patient Care Technician is responsible for assisting in the delivery of skilled, technical care as appropriate to the clinical area, unit and/or department needs, and according to established policies and procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Assists patient with eating, drinking, dressing, bathing and personal hygiene.

 

  • Performs back rubs and skin scare as needed to ensure the patient’s comfort and well-being.

 

  • Transports patients to and from other departments as needed and provides assistance with tray set up and patient positioning.

 

  • Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration, daily weights and dietary intake of assigned patients, and records output fluids. Accurately records information according to department procedure to ensure inclusion in the patient’s medical record. Reports changes in a patient’s condition to a registered nurse promptly.

 

  • Performs specific, technical patient care procedures such as administration of enemas, applications of heat and cold.

 

 

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Education and/or Experience                                                              

High School diploma or equivalent required.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or one year patient care technician experience in a healthcare setting required, but students currently enrolled in an approved nursing school program may be considered.  

One year patient care technician experience in a healthcare setting required, but students currently enrolled in an approved nursing school program may be considered. 

 

Computer Skills                                                          

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and EPIC/Meditech preferred

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR Certification required (BLS).

 

Certified Nurse Assistant Certification preferred.

Business Unit: Presence Health 

Company
Presence Health Network
Posted
03/25/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Aurora, Illinois 60506, US