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Company: Aultman Health Foundation
Location: Canton, OH
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Main 5 consists of 27 private rooms. The types of patients seen on Main 5 are: those who have received surgical treatment/interventions, patients undergoing surgical procedures or surgery, and post-ICU or step-down transfer surgical patients.  


BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

 
Provides support to the patient care team, by performing direct patient care, under the direction of a Registered Nurse.  Provides assistance, collects specimens, and performs limited tests per physician order according to established procedures and training.
 
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Supports other direct caregivers as needed, under the direction of a Registered Nurse. 
  • Performs activities of daily living including but not limited to:
    • Ambulation                             
    • Bedpans-toileting
    • Positioning/turns/skin care
    • Incontinence
    • Meal intake %
    • Empties Foleys
    • Transfers to chair/log roll
    • Pass water
    • Oral care
    • Maintaining safety
    • Heights and weights
    • Enemas
    • Ostomy care
    • Feeds
    • Answer call lights
    • Baths/showers
    • I&O's and charting in Cerner
    • Vital signs
    • Catheter care
    • Venipuncture/ drawing CBN's
  • Makes beds and performs other special housekeeping duties as may be directed.  Distributes clean linen and collect dirty linen.
  • Transports monitored and non-monitored assigned patients throughout all areas of the hospital as directed.  Assists with patient transfers and discharges, including removal of equipment from patient rooms post-discharge.
  • Assists patient with menu completion.  Delivers nourishments to assigned patient; provides water, ice, and between meal dietary needs to patients; cleans/maintains patient refrigerator and updates refrigerator temperature log, as assigned. 
  • Cleans equipment/utility room and stocks rooms.
  • Collects specimens and obtains blood glucose according to established procedures and per physician orders and policy.  Arranges for transport of specimens to laboratory as appropriate.
  • Performs EKGs, removal of Foley catheters, and bladder scans under the guidance of a registered nurse.
  • Places patient on monitor telemetry leads.
  • Applies external devices (such as SCD's, Pulse Oximetry, TPump, etc.) per physician order.
  • Maintains safety initiatives including but not limited to: hourly rounding, answering lights, monitoring patients who are a high risk for falls, and may be asked to provide 1:1 bedside companionship for patients as indicated.
  • Ability to maintain composure in high-pressure situations.
  • Conveys an attitude of understanding, trust, and compassion for individuals.
  • Good communication skills
  • Commits to providing exceptional customer service to our patients and visitors. Commits to treating coworkers with respect and dignity and will follow our Non-negotiable Standards to promote a consistent positive experience for patients, employees and visitors. 
  • Documents care provided in Cerner.
  • The applicant will have to demonstrate competency every 3 months for the first year of taking on the Patient Care Technician role with annual competency after the first year.
  • Complete housewide mandatory education and maintains Basic Life Support Certification and any licensure if applicable.
EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • High School graduate
  • AHA Healthcare Provider Training is required (BLS)
  • Adheres to the hospital attendance policy and will make every effort to consistently be punctual when reporting to work and during daily activities.
  • Basic computer skills are required
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Working hours vary according to departmental needs.
  • Works under the direct supervision of an RN.
  • Lunch periods will be assigned by the Charge RN.
  • Requires full range of body motion which may include handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination
  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range
  • May require exposure to communicable disease, body fluids, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, and other potentially hazardous conditions common to a clinical environment, such as risk of falls, strains, etc. 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS ADDENDUM 
Check all factors that are present as essential job requirements and check whether the factor is performed.
O = Occasionally = 0- 33% of the work shift or   0- 32   repetitions.
F = Frequently = 34-66% of the work shift or 32-200+ repetitions.             
C = Constantly = 67-100% of the work shift or 200+ repetitions.
N = Not essential job requirement.
 
C             Standing
C             Walking
O             Lifting (70 pounds)
O             Carrying (70 pounds)
O             Pushing (70 pounds)
N             Climbing with (70 pounds)
O             Stooping/Bending
O            Twisting/Turning
O             Kneeling/Squatting
O             Crawling
O             Reaching Up/Reaching Forward
 
HAZARDOUS EXPOSURE CATEGORY
Category III


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