HCA, Hospital Corporation of America PCT/CNA Multi Skilled Tech - Nights in Lone Tree, Colorado
Sky Ridge Medical Center is a full-service, destination facility and medical campus that features beautifully appointed, private patient rooms, patient and family friendly amenities and a reputation for clinical excellence and world-class service. We offer a depth and breadth of care through our comprehensive programs, from Cardiac Care and Cancer Care to an expansive Women’s Hospital and Spine & Total Joint Center.
Our mission at Sky Ridge Medical Center is to provide patients, their families, and our community with extraordinary healthcare service; to ensure peace of mind through high quality, compassionate treatment; and to deliver care beyond our customers’ expectations. To deliver healthcare “Beyond Your Expectations”, we will keep our role as guardians of our patients’ health and safety our number one priority and work to inspire the trust and confidence of each other and all whom we serve.
The Patient Care Technician performs a variety of basic care services related to activities of daily living under the direct supervision of a registered nurse (RN). The Patient Care Technician assists the nursing staff in providing patient care according to hospital policies and procedures. The Patient Care Technician accepts assignments on other units when necessary. The Patient Care Technician assists in maintaining a clean, well-organized and adequately stocked patient care unit. The Patient Care Technician acts with honesty and integrity following our Standards of Behavior. Treats colleagues, customers, patients and families with: courtesy and compassion.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Performs direct patient care: * Participates in providing direct care as directed, according to standards, and charts appropriately * Can work with people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds * Communicates all findings in the correct/concise/clear written and or verbal format * Can recognize abnormal findings ie VS, skin changes, I&O, etc. and report findings to the nurse
* Can recognize and respond appropriately in an emergency situation * Applies knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span to identify patient and family requirements relative to age-specific needs**performs hourly rounding in conjunction with RN addressing: Pain, Potty, Position, and Personal needs
Performs indirect patient care: * Can perform skills to support direct care * Can adjust to a rapidly changing work environment * Can maintain a clean, well-organized and adequately stocked patient care area * Maintains equipment in good working order * Submits requests for repair appropriately * Can input physician orders * Can operate the patient call system * Answers and transfers phone calls. Break down and/or copies charts/forms as needed ** Acts as an orientation preceptor for new and cross-training employees
Participates in the plan of care. * Is familiar with the plan of care. * Can follow instructions for the care performed. ** Communicates to the registered nurse any data appropriate to the plan of care.
Technical skills. (as required by facility/unit/dept.) ** Demonstrates proficiency in basic cardiac monitor interpretation, and reports abnormalities immediately to nursing staff.
Maintains current professional knowledge and skills in accordance with established methods of the department. * Attends 75% of staff meetings. * Attends 100% of mandatory meetings and in-services.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Education and Experience: Required:
Cross trained to another job duty, telemetry monitoring, within 6 months.
Preferred: Prefer at least one experience in an acute care hospital setting and specific experience in the clinical services provided by the unit. Pursuing an undergraduate degree in a healthcare related profession. Licenses and Certificates: REQUIRED: BLS certification, Current Colorado Certified Nurses’ Assistant certification REQUIRED
Title: PCT/CNA Multi Skilled Tech - Nights
Location: Colorado-Lone Tree-Sky Ridge Medical Center
Requisition ID: 08936-59586