*Patient Care Tech/ Sitter, (day shift/ night shift, FT/ PRN)- Jasper, GA

Job Number: 1901193

Piedmont Mountainside Hospital - Jasper, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time


Description

Several openings, day and night shift, full time and PRN. 

RESPONSIBLE FOR:
The Patient Care Tech, under the supervision of licensed clinical staff, provides care to patients from birth through the lifecycle, demonstrating competency with treatments, procedures and equipment appropriate to the clinical setting and hospital policy. Additionally, they are also responsible the observation of patients who have been assessed as confused, combative and have the potential to cause harm, or fall risk.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Assists with patient assessments to include collection of data regarding the patient’s physical, psychosocial and health history; monitors patient to provide a safe environment free from falls.
2. Assists patients with ADL activities; functions independently with treatments, equipment and procedures appropriate to the scope of clinical practice. Assists with mobility, feeding, oral care, bath and range of motion.
3. Performs treatments timely, to include glucose, checks, incentive spirometry, simple dressing changes, wound/ostomy care.
4. Maintains and monitors skin integrity by turning patients every two hours, applies treatments and barriers as ordered and monitors patient regularly.
5. Documents in the EMR in a timely manner all vital signs and treatments provided.
6. Communicates between all care partners effectively. Ensures primary nurse is aware of any issues, changes in patient condition or concerns
7. Remains with the patient at all times unless relieved by an appropriate staff member
8. Reinforces education provided by licensed staff.
9. Controls patient care cost by ensuring accurate recording of patient charges.

Several openings, day and night shift, full time and PRN. 

Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High school graduate or equivalent.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Entry Level

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
N/A

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
BLS certification required
Certification from a Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Technician program preferred
One year of patient care experience preferred


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