Patient Care Technician

    Westchester Medical Center
    Valhalla, NY
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $29.02 - $41.75

    Job Description

    Job Details:

    Job Summary:

    Under the direction of the Charge RN and/or triage RN, PCT is responsible for assisting the triage RN with the intake of patients into the adult and pediatric emergency department.

    Responsibilities:

    Greeting patients upon arrival to waiting room and escorting to triage room or ED treatment area at the direction of the triage RN. Assist in preparing patient for evaluation and securing patient belongings and orienting to the call bell. At the direction of the triage RN, will perform Vital Signs to include temp, HR, BP, RR, pulse ox, and pain score. Complete EKG upon request. Provide urine specimen container and instruct patient on use. Perform specimen collection (labs, urine, etc.) using soft Lab as per policy and procedure. Perform POC- blood glucose testing as directed. Weigh patients and document in Allscripts using kg only scale. Escort patient and family to ED treatment area, assign room in EMR as directed by triage RN/CN, and hand off to internal PCT. Assist in CPR as directed. Escalate patient and family concerns to triage RN/CN. Maintain cleanliness and supply pars in triage area. Other at discretion of CN/triage RN. Qualifications/Requirements:

    Experience:

    One year of Nursing Assistant experience OR completion of med-surg I and II at an accredited LPN or RN institution.

    Education:

    High School Graduate or GED

    Licenses / Certifications:

    Proof of completion of PCT training program consistent with state requirements or completion of state approved exam or evidence of completion of hospital based program with certificate. Current BLS/CPR card.

    Other:

    Knowledge of Vital signs monitoring machines, glucometer, EKG, Soft Lab, electronic EMR.

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    Posting ID: 552776139Posted: 2020-05-21