Working under the supervision of a nursing, the Patient Care Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding.
Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
Assists patients in ambulating.
Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
Performs non sterile dressing changes.
Passes and collects bed pans.
Changes bed linens.
Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Required Job Qualifications Include:
High School Graduate or equivalent required.
TN CNA Lic.or documented CNA/PCT experience required or RN Nursing student after completion of 1st nursing semester.
Completion of Dysrhythmia class with 80% accuracy, medical terminology.
1 year experience preferred.
Computer experience required.|
Parkridge Medical Center provides health care services in southern Tennessee. The hospital also operates two satellite facilities: Parkridge...