Northern Arizona Healthcare

  • Patient Care Technician 3 North Ortho

    Job Locations US-AZ-Flagstaff
    Requisition ID
    2019-6297
    Education
    High School Diploma/GED
    Call Required
    No
    Certifications
    Basic Life Support, Certified Nursing Asst/Licensed Nursing Asst
    Recruiter:
    DAWN JOHNSON
    Recruiter Email:
    dawn.johnson@nahealth.com
    Schedule
    Nights
  • Overview

    The PCT, under the supervision of the charge nurse, clinical manager, and/or director is responsible for assisting in patient care, documentation and supply management. They will also work to keep the unit supplied, clean, and organized. S/he answers the telephone, and answers any questions the patient or their support system may have within their capabilities. S/he follows all policies and procedures of Northern Arizona Healthcare. They will perform or assist with procedures that fall within the scope of practice of a PCT. The PCT may be caring for infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.

    Responsibilities

    Patient Care 

     * Maintains department cleanliness including following procedures for clean up after treatments.

     * Assists in transporting patients, equipment, and supplies.

     * Assists with transfer of patient with restrictions in weight bearing or impairment of motor status.

     * Assist patients with donning/doffing compression garments as needed.

     * Observe patient for skin integrity and report any problem areas to supervising clinicians.

     * Assist with dressing removal as assigned by supervising clinician.

     * Assisting patients with activities of daily living such as toileting as needed.

     * Assisting patients with mobility under the direction of supervising clinician including but not limited to therapeutic exercises.

    Education 

     * Demonstrates understanding of the Unit's Standards of Care and Practice and Administrative Policies as well as being able to locate Policy and Procedures Manuals on the assigned units.

     * Focuses on personal development areas, engaging in professional/collegial interactions with peers and students.

    Compliance/Safety 

     * Responsible for reporting any safety-related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety-related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.

     * Demonstrates and utilizes the guidelines of care and practice via the nursing process and in accordance with Arizona State Board of Nursing Laws and Regulations being able to perform at a fully competent level.

     * Demonstrates accuracy of documentation of assessments, interventions and patient responses as evidenced by the appropriate documentation systems.

     * Follows guidelines for safety with regards to contact precautions and all policies/procedures dealing with blood borne pathogens.

     * Adheres to regulatory and organizational standards affecting patient care and safety as well as all hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Practices in a safe and cost effective manner.

     * Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employee's area of responsibility.

     * If required for the position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.

     * Completes all company mandatory modules and required job-specific training in the specified time frame.

    Qualifications

    Education

    High School Diploma or GED- Required

    Graduate of a Nursing Assistant Program- Required

    Certification & Licensures

    Current, unrestricted CNA license in the State of Arizona- Required

    Basic Life Support (BLS)- Required

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