Catholic Health Initiatives Patient Care Tech ICU in Roseburg, Oregon
Patient Care Tech ICU
CHI Mercy Health of RoseburgRoseburg, Oregon
Requisition ID 2021-200282 Employment Type Full Time Department ICU/Med Surg Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Standard Hours 6:45pm - 7:15am
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Pay Scale: $18.00 - $21.24
Shift: 6:45pm - 7:15am
Job Summary :
Under the direction of the ICU Clinical Coordinator, the Patient Care Technician performs in three capacities as a monitor tech, CNA and/or in the unit secretary capacity.
Essential Duties :
Unit Secretary Duties:
Acts as a receptionist for the unit. Acts as a communication liaison by greeting new admissions, greeting and directing visitors, employees, and physicians courteously and pleasantly and determines their needs in a helpful, proactive manner.
Answers questions patiently and expediently, and gives non-medical information and directions. Relays messages in person, on the phone or intercom.
Collaborates with the nursing team to expedite the admission, transfer and discharge of patients.
Notifies the switchboard, main desk, and/or appropriate personnel in case of fire, disaster, or code situations.
Answers the patient call system graciously and expediently directs the nursing team to assist as needed in a timely manner.
Maintains staffing records and beeper lists for his/her shift.
Initiates, maintains, and breaks down medical chart records for all patients on unit.
Monitor Tech Duties:
Ensures important patient data is brought to the attention of appropriate personnel in a timely manner.
Receives report from the Monitor Tech on the previous shift and gives an accurate report to the oncoming Monitor Tech.
Identifies and immediately reacts appropriately to all life threatening arrhythmias.
Notifies the appropriate staff nurse immediately if a change in rhythm occurs.
Follows all Telemetry Essential Functions.
Ensures equipment is available, in proper place and maintained in a working condition.
Utilizes safety equipment as per hospital policies to ensure for own and co-worker safety needs.
Accepts and follows through on tasks delegated by the nurse, primary care partner and/or supervisor.
Ensures efficient delivery of patient care and reflects effective utilization of resources.
Performs within the boundaries of certification and uses good judgment when performing patient care duties.
Performs Pont of Care Testing Quality Controls with proper training and orientation when required.
Demonstrates ability in the care and handling of patients in all age groups related to practice area; including special consideration of their specific needs.
Current license as a Certified Nursing Assistant issued by the state of Oregon, with CNA-2 Registry in acute care required.
BLS required within 30 days of hire.
Current patient EKG monitoring experience preferred.
Must be able to operate specialized patient monitoring equipment in the performance of this role.
Familiarity with medical terminology, spelling and medications is preferred.
Unit clerical training and or experience with hospital background preferred.
High school diploma or GED required.
Must successfully pass a Basic EKG Arrhythmia course within 60 days of hire.
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a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for
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External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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