Patient Care Technician - Cardiac/Telemetry Unit

Melrose Park, Illinois

Posted in Medical and Nursing

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Job Info

Employment Type:
Full timeShift:
12 Hour Day Shift

Performs a variety of direct patient care procedures to assist the Unit Manager, professional staff and
physicians in providing patient care focused on the needs of the patient. Responsible for service
excellence in both direct and indirect care of patients
GENERAL PATIENT CARE & TRANSPORT- Meets the comfort and hygiene
needs of the patient by providing care services such as bathing, oral
hygiene, hair care, bed pan/urinal use, foley care, skin care and garment,
linen and bedding changes. Distributes meals and beverages, takes,
collects lab specimens, weighs patients on admission and as needed.
Maintains patient safety by assisting with ambulating patients, including
those with assistive devices such as crutches and with transfer/transport
procedures. Collects and records intake and output.
2 10% Yes
TECHNICAL CARE-Assists with completion of patient testing and
treatment procedures, performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation when
necessary, documents vital signs in the electronic medical record.
3 10% Yes
EQUIPMENT & ENVIRONMENT- Assists physician and professional staff in
equipment supply and set-up. Maintains unit supplies as directed.
Maintains unit cleanliness by putting away equipment and wiping down
bedside tables and cabinets, bedrails, and patient phone daily.
4 20% Yes
COMMUNICATION- Performs required documentation and communicates
in a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family
needs and regulatory requirements. Maintains strict confidentiality of
patient, employee, and department information to ensure patient rights.
Performs purposeful hourly rounds as directed. Responds to patient call
lights in a timely fashion and uses communication devices as directed.
Demonstrates service excellence standards. Basic computer knowledge
to communicate through Epic and Outlook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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