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Patient Care Technician: Full Time, Day: Surgical/Ortho

Company: SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: January 11, 2020

Job Description:

Role Purpose: The Patient Care Technician is responsible for provision of patient care activities and related non-clinical activities necessary for care of patients and maintenance of nursing units. These duties are performed under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Physician. Duties would include, but not be limited to, personal care, venipuncture, and fingersticks in order to obtain lab specimens. Responsibilities:

  • Take Vital Signs and do fingersticks on patients and report abnormal findings to RN.
  • Observe for verbal or non-verbal complaints of pain and report abnormal findings to RN.
  • Observes for skin irritation and breakdown and report abnormal findings to RN.
  • Observes for changes in mental status: notes changes in alertness, orientation and mood and reports abnormal findings to RN.
  • Observes for changes in strength and coordination in patient and reports abnormal findings to RN.
  • Provides personal hygiene for patient by assisting or completing bathing, oral care, linen changes, shaving and hair care.
  • Follows directions for patient activities including turning, chair and ambulation.
  • Provides dietary assistance to patients by passes trays and snacks in a timely manner. Feeds or assists patient with meals/snacks as needed.
  • Provides for orderly patient areas. Clean and tidy rooms, remove extra equipment, linens, keeps over bed tray clean and clear of excessive items. Minimum Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Current Missouri CNA license or have completed Fundamentals of Nursing or EMT
    • Current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare provider certification/card or must obtain within 3 months of hire Preferred Qualifications:
      • Previous experience in direct patient care or relevant education; background in medical field which can be applied Physical Requirements: Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the following physical capabilities:
        • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 100 lbs.
        • Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily.
        • Standing or walking more than 9 hours a day.
        • Running to respond to patient emergencies.
        • Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 6 hours a day.
        • Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
        • Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).
        • Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper operation.
          About SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City
          SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City is a 167-bed, full-service community hospital located in Missouri's state capital. The hospital moved to a new, state-of-the-art building in November 2014. The hospital features a dedicated inpatient pediatric unit, a Wound Center and Outpatient Treatment Center. Other services offered at the hospital include emergency services, cardiology, orthopedic care, cancer care, outpatient surgical services, maternity care and women's health.

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