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Patient Care Tech, Full Time, Psych Older Adult, Mercy Medical Center, Aurora

Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60506

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 64697

Ministry:  Presence Mercy Medical Center

Location: Presence Mercy Medical Center

Location Address:
1315 North Highland, Aurora, IL  60506 United States (US)

 

   

Department: 20090070 Psych Older Adult 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 36
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Rotating
FLSA: N

 

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.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assists patient with eating, drinking, dressing, bathing and personal hygiene.
     
  2. Performs back rubs and skin scare as needed to ensure the patient’s comfort and well-being.
     
  3. Transports patients to and from other departments as needed and provides assistance with tray set up and patient positioning.
     
  4. Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration, daily weights and dietary intake of assigned patients, and records output fluids. Accurately records information according to department procedure to ensure inclusion in the patient’s medical record. Reports changes in a patient’s condition to a registered nurse promptly.
     
  5. Performs specific, technical patient care procedures such as administration of enemas, applications of heat and cold.

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                                                               

High School diploma or equivalent required. 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.

 

Bilingual skills preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CPR Certification required.

 

Certified Nurse Assistant Certification preferred.

 

Business Unit: Presence Mercy Medical Center

Job FunctionBehavioral Health; Nursing 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Medical, Medical Technologist, Psychology, Nursing, Patient Care, Healthcare