Patient Care Technician - LTACH, Presence Holy Family, Des Plaines, IL:
Presence Health

47221-en_US
Presence Health
Des Plaines Illinois
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Description

City:  Des Plaines 
Requisition ID: 47221 
Location:  Presence Holy Family Med Ctr 
Department:  Nursing  


Daily Hours:
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
 

 

SUMMARY

The Patient Care Technician is responsible for assisting in the delivery of skilled, technical care as appropriate to the clinical area, unit and/or department needs, and according to established policies and procedures. LTACH patients are medically complex with multi system failure including but not limited to ventilator dependent, complex wounds, multiple lines, tubes and drains.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • ADLS such as eating, drinking, dressing, bathing and personal hygiene.
  • Transports patients to and from other departments as needed. Works with rehab department for out of bed program on a daily basis.
  • Maintain skin integrity by frequent position, skincare and passive range of motion as applicable.
  • Takes vital signs, daily weights, intake/output, blood glucose and records in EHR. Reports significant changes to RN.
  • Performs specific, technical patient care procedures such as administration of enemas, applications of heat and cold, specimen collection and line suctioning as needed. Participates in daily rounding.
  • Answers call lights promptly. Renders assistance to patient if appropriate, or refers to the registered nurse.

 

 

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Education and/or Experience

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or one year patient care technician experience in a healthcare setting required, but students currently enrolled in an approved nursing school program may be considered. One year patient care technician experience in a healthcare setting required, but students currently enrolled in an approved nursing school program may be considered.

 

Computer Skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Meditech/EPIC preferred.

 

Bilingual skills preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR Certification required.

 

Certified Nurse Assistant Certification preferred.


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Business Unit: Presence Health 

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