Patient Care Tech
- - PACU
- Sidney, OH, USA
- Part Time
Prepares and compiles records in nursing unit of hospital facility by performing the following duties. Provides essential patient care under direction of Registered Nurse.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Performs patient related clerical duties necessary to assist the health care team as they provide care. The patient population would include: the young-middle aged adult patient, and the geriatric patient.
The HUC shall be responsible for the computer entry of patient information/registration and physician orders to ensure continuity of care.
The HUC shall assist with the coordination of activities of the unit and ensures the necessary supplies are available to provide patient care.
The HUC shall assure open and timely communication with the patient, their significant others and team members to ensure the occurrence of therapeutic interventions.
The HUC will be competent and current, adhering to established standards of practice and will engage in activities or behaviors that characterize professionals.
The HUC shall show respect for life, dignity, human worth and the individuality of each human being.
Under direction of the RN assists in meeting the physical and emotional needs of the patient on his/her assigned unit. The patient population would include the pediatric, the adolescent, young-middle aged adult patient, and the geriatric patient.
The P.C.T. shall, under the direction of the RN, carry out assigned procedures.
The P.C.T. shall be competent and current, adhering to established standards of practice and will engage in activities or behaviors that characterize professionals.
The P.C.T. shall provide care based on ethical concepts, respect for life, dignity, human worth and the individuality of human beings.
Performs additional duties as assigned within the scope of the department.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYEE'S SUBORDINATE POSITIONS:
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 general education degree (GED) if hired since 1/88. Prior to January, 1988, high school graduate or GED preferred. One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Successfully completed an approved Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program; or three to six months related hospital experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Current certification in Basic Life Support
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.