Patient Care Tech - Med/Surg
South Lake Hospital - Clermont, FL

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Education / Training: High school graduate or equivalent.
•Maintains current CNA certification with State of Florida or
•Nursing student who has graduated and did not pass State Board exam or
•EMT( In Emergency Department only)
Licensure/Certification: Maintains current BLS certification.
Experience: Three (3) months recent experience in related healthcare field.
Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Precise eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
Essential Mental Abilities: Knowledgeable and competent to perform all essential functions.
Essential Sensory Requirements: Ability to visually and audibly perform all essential functions. Has good field of vision and depth perception. Able to track, see, and hear in an environment that is not totally distraction free.
Essential Physical Requirements: Sufficient mobility (twist, bend, stoop) and strength to ambulate, lift, position and transfer patients for most of the shift. Able to lift, push or pull 50 lbs or more. Must be infection free. Able to utilize sharp objects. Required to wear protective clothing and equipment (gloves, masks, safety eye glasses/shields). May be required to work extended periods without relief.
Exposure to Hazards: Exposure to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, and chemical products. Able to work in an environment with potential for exposure to blood and airborne pathogens and radiation.
Essential Functions:
Performs general patient care to patients in a role under the direction and supervision of the Registered
Nurse. Assists patient with hygiene, mobility, and nutritional needs. Provides routine treatments and maintains a safe and clean environment. Transports and discharges patients. Demonstrates competency in unit specific tasks and skills as defined by unit specific competency list. Documents according to unit specific policies and guidelines.
Communicates appropriate information regarding the patient’s condition to the R.N. and other members of the healthcare team. Maintains a clean, safe, and organized unit. Receives and processes incoming calls, patient calls and guest requests. Transports and delivers items and equipment throughout the facility.
Other Related Functions:
Participates in nursing PI activities as assigned. Demonstrates awareness of legal issues, patient rights and compliance with the standards of regulatory and accrediting agencies. The Clinical Technician must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed
to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit’s / area’s / department’s policies and procedures. Practices efficient use of supplies.
Attends meetings and in-services. Completes all mandatory training. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Employment Category:
Variable Full Time
32-39 - Variable Full Time

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