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Patient Care Technician (Casual) Resource
MC KEESPORT PA 15132
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-90671680

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Patient Care Technician (Casual) Resource
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Purpose:
UPMC McKeesport is hiring a CASUAL Patient Care Tech to help support the Resource Department for its McKeesport location. This position will work rotating shifts including weekends/holidays.
Provides routine patient care and supports the department services in accordance with established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the nurse or physician to assure that the highest degree of quality patient care can be maintained at all times.
Must routinely perform the UPMC nursing core nursing assistant responsibilities (blood glucose, weights, vital signs, I&O, specimen collections and Foley care) AND at least 4 of the following hospital identified tasks: phlebotomy, 12 lead EKG, simple dressing, Foley catheter removal, point of care testing, bladder scan, straight catheter, or IV catheter removal.Responsibilities:
Assumes responsibility for assignment and views problems as challenges.
Assures equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department.
Cares for patients and self by supporting safety in the workplace.
Constructively receives feedback and direction.
Contributes to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting patients.
Demonstrate understanding of cultural diversity, horizontal violence and impairment in the health professions.
Demonstrates awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department.
Demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the health care team.
Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by demonstrating accountability for actions, enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to patients and colleagues.
Documents in the medical record according to established procedures. Performs assigned work in a timely and productive manner. Completes department clerical functions as needed.
Establishes appropriate and effective communication with other departments.
Establishes professional and respectful interpersonal relationships.
Identifies and communicates learning needs to the unit director.
Participates in self-review as requested by the unit director.
Performs the UPMC nursing core nursing assistant responsibilities (blood glucose, weights, vital signs, I&O, specimen collections and Foley care) AND at least 4 of the following BU identified tasks: phlebotomy, 12 lead EKG, simple dressing, Foley catheter removal, point of care testing, bladder scan, straight catheter, or IV catheter removal.
Provides instruction to patients and their families under the direction of the RN. May apply, monitor and remove patient restraints as per physician or hospital protocol.
Provides patient care including assisting with patient procedures and activities of daily living. Assists with physical, respiratory and cardiopulmonary therapies. Provides feedback to the RN regarding patient care and reports changes in patient status.
Requests assistance in planning and prioritizing activities as needed.
Strictly adheres to all policies and procedures relative to patient care and hospital related information. Complies with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions.
Suggests and supports changes within the department.
Supports department based projects and quality initiatives.
Takes action to improve knowledge, skills and performance.

Qualifications


High school diploma or equivalent.
Prior hospital experience training OR successful completion of first year of clinical work in a nursing program.
Successful completion of basic information system training. Microcomputer experience preferred.
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
Access to medications is limited to the distribution of the medication to the nurse.Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
Act 34 Criminal Clearance
Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
Older Adult Protective Services ActUPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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