Patient Care Technician

    Virtua Health, Inc.
    Voorhees, NJ 08043
    Part-time
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    Job Description

    Summary:

    Under the direction of a Registered Nurse/and or LPN, assists with patients' activities of daily living and plan of care.

    Communicates with and supports healthcare team, patients and/or patient's family or significant other(s).

    Maintains and demonstrates high standards of professional ethics.

    Position Responsibilities:

    • Supports the activities of daily living to include bathing, dressing, grooming, oral care, feeding, toileting/hygiene, and assisting with mobility and transport. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice.

    • Performs technical duties as directed by RN/LPN, such as phlebotomy, vital signs, point of care testing, EKGs, bladder scanning, foley catheter care specific to population served and documents appropriately.

    • Identifies and communicates changes in patient's status to RN/LPN and responds appropriately. Demonstrates standard precautions including the care of patients in isolation and safe patient practice.

    • Reinforces education of patient and family/responsible party regarding individual care needs and safety issues.

    • Participates in Virtua patient satisfaction initiatives and goals. Participates in the performance improvement activities. Assists in orientation of new hires.

    Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:

    Demonstrates required knowledge of basic patient care skills, procedures and standards.

    Must have strong communication skills.

    Required Education:

    High School Diploma or Grade Equivalent Diploma (GED) required.

    Must have successfully completed a PCT course, or a fundamentals nursing course in an RN program, or have worked an equivalent of 2 years of direct patient care.

    Training/Certifications/Licensure:

    BLS certification.

    Phlebotomy training/education is required for the Emergency Department positions.

    Enhances skills through ongoing education and training. Maintains regulatory and departmental level competencies.

    Posting ID: 555230782Posted: 2020-07-14