HCA, Hospital Corporation of America PCT SSU PRN in Richmond, Virginia
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Working under the supervision of a RN, the Patient Care Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.
The position's tasks and responsibilities include: * Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene. * Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding. * Ability to float to all units within the hospital where a need is presented. * Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments. * Assists patients in ambulating. * Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O. * Performs non sterile dressing changes. * Passes and collects bed pans. * Changes bed linens. * Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members. * Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required. * Functions in an organized and time conscious manner. * Presents self in a professional manner. * Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers. Documents required information according to hospital policy. * Answers telephones, maintains supplies, works on projects, including computer based projects, to support the department. * Other duties as assigned to support the department.
Required Job Qualifications Include: * Certified Nurse Assistant or currently enrolled in nursing program with completion of a nursing fundamentals course or EMT training or a Certified Medical Assistant. * High School Graduate or equivalent required. * Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider * Working knowledge of medical terminology. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Ability to quickly make decisions and to report patient condition with minimal supervision. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds. Shift:
· No weekends.
· Evening and nights
· PRN, flexible hours to choose from.
Title: PCT SSU PRN
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest
Requisition ID: 00448-34622