Patient Care Tech Job Reynolds Memorial Hospital Glen Dale

by admin on January 10, 2021

Reynolds Memorial Hospital Jobs 2021 - Reynolds Memorial Hospital is looking for an applicant to fill Patient Care Tech that will be placed in Glen Dale.

Reynolds Memorial Hospital Job Vacancies 2021

Description :
Performs nonprofessional direct and
indirect patient care activities under the supervision of a registered
professional nurse. Assists in providing high quality, cost-effective care by
performing delegated tasks. Unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP) may have
limited access to medications including during transport of non-controlled
substances at the request of a licensed care provider.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:
1.
High
school diploma or equivalent.
2.
Obtain
certification in Basic Life Support within 30 days of hire date.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
EXPERIENCE:
1.
Prior
patient care experience.
CORE
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The
statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work
being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not
intended to be construed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and
duties. Other duties may be assigned.
1.
Assists in
direct patient care by providing basic physical care to promote patient
comfort as directed by the Registered Nurse.
2.
Assists all
assigned patients with activities of daily living according to need in a
timely manner.
3.
Neatly and
securely make all assigned beds.
4.
Safely
assists in the transport of all patients.
5.
Obtains and
records assigned patient specimens on schedule.
6.
Performs assigned
tests such as urine and stool testing and maintains quality control testing
and logs, according to departmental policy.
7.
Obtains and
records assigned patient temperatures, pulse rates, respiratory rates, blood
pressures, intake and outputs, weights and abdominal girths according to
departmental policy.
8.
Provides
respiratory support by properly setting up equipment needed for oxygen
administration.
9.
Assists
with usage of Incentive Spirometer according to Respiratory Care procedure.
10.
Observes and
reports all patient concerns/changes in condition to a registered nurse
immediately.
11.
Prepares
patients for examinations and diagnostic procedures according to departmental
procedure.
12.
Assists
physicians and registered nurses with examinations and procedures.
13.
Assists in
care of drainage devices such as Penrose drains, chest tubes and similar
catheters while maintaining accurate output.
14.
Assists with
basic rehab/physical therapy activities; i.e., active and passive range of motion
and ambulation.
15.
Communicates
with RN regarding any nutrition issues, such as poor appetite or verbalized
lack of understanding of diet changes.
16.
Provides
total care within scope of practice (V.S., ADLs) when assigned sitter or
constant visual responsibilities.
17.
Assists in
indirect patient care by maintaining a clean and safe environment to help
prevent and/or control infections and to provide for safety of patients,
visitors and employees.
18.
Keeps
hallways and work areas free of unused equipment during shift.
19.
Reports all
necessary equipment repairs to appropriate personnel according to
departmental procedure in a timely manner.
20.
Assists in
routine unit operations as directed/needed to assure smooth communication and
functioning of the unit.
21.
Courteously
answers telephone in a timely manner, identifying self and unit at all times.
22.
Courteously
answers patient call bell and relays message to the appropriate personnel.
23.
Relays
accurate telephone, visitor and patient messages to appropriate persons in a
timely manner.
PHYSICAL
REQUIREMENTS: The
physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met
by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
1.
Heavy/Hard Work: Work requires
strength and/or stamina, lifting, moving, stooping, reaching, standing, and
walking.
WORKING
ENVIRONMENT: 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.
1.
Cognizant of environmental factors,
infection control issues, and maintains a safe environment.

If your qualification is matched with the requirement above, please submit your online application directly through Reynolds Memorial Hospital system at :




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