Patient Care TechDover, Ohio, United States
The Patient Care Tech works under the direction of the professional nurse. The Patient Care Tech manages and prioritizes, with the guidance of the professional nurse multiple responsibilities related to assisting in the care and treatment of patients. This individual actively participates in patient care routines, performs specified technical tasks, assists in documentation according to guidelines, respects patient’s rights/legal issues, compiles with safety measures and assists in responding to emergency situations. This individual also transcribes orders and communicates messages utilizing the order entry communication system. The Patient Care Tech will be cross-trained to accomplish nurse assistant duties, unit clerk duties, transporter duties and family liaison responsibilities within the department. This individual interacts and assists the RN in providing care for patients of all ages from infant to geriatrics and performs other duties as assigned. Within the level of the individual’s qualifications, the individual may be assigned to work on other nursing units based upon patient activity and staff distribution.
The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work inherent in the job.
1. High School graduate or equivalent.
2. Previous clerical experience working the health care field on a nursing unit preferred.
3. Previous Nurse Assistant experience preferred.
4. Medical terminology knowledge preferred.
5. Good typing skills with PC Data entry knowledge required.
6. Excellent interpersonal skills/ability to work well with people projecting a positive image for the Hospital.
7. Excellent communication, organizational and detail skills.
8. Ability to remain calm and function well in stressful situations.
9. Ability to work independently and prioritize work.
10. Ability to lift moderate weights.
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