Patient Care Tech - 5NEWS Transplant and Hepatology at Loyola in Maywood, Illinois

Posted in Other 3 days ago.





Job Description:


Employment Type:


Full time
Shift:


12 Hour Day Shift




Description:


Position Summary: 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.
Position Requirements:


Minimum Education: Required: High School Diploma


Minimum Experience: Required: Less than one year of previous job-related experience Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience


Licensure/Certifications: Required: CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation),Certified Nurse Assistant


Position Responsibilities:


GENERAL PATIENT CARE - Meets the comfort and hygiene needs of the patient by providing care services such as bathing, oral hygiene procedures, hair care, bed pan/urinal use, skin care and garment, linen and bedding changes.


TECHNICAL CARE - Assists with completion of patient testing and treatment procedures, sets up and primes IV tubing, 12-lead ECG, simple tracheostomy suctioning and care, changes dressings, performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation, obtains wound and throat cultures.


EQUIPMENT - Assists physician and professional staff in equipment supply and set up.


TRANSPORT - Assists with ambulating patients with assistive devices such as crutches and with transfer/transport procedures.


COMMUNICATION - Performs required documentation and communicates in a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and regulatory requirements.


QUALITY IMPROVEMENT - Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes. Other department specific duties as assigned.



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