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.
* 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.
* 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.
* 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.
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