Southern Illinois Healthcare PATIENT CARE TECH in Herrin, Illinois
Responsible for providing clerical unit support services as well as patient care assistance to the patient care team.
Maintains employee, patient and environmental safety.
Maintains required records, logs, and other documents as required.
Promotes a culture of process improvement by participating in programs/meetings that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
Role Specific Responsibilities
Assists nursing staff with patient care activities.
Assists in medical emergencies, including CPR
Performs duties as outlined in the SIH CNA Manual
Communicates change in patients condition to the Registered Nurse
Obtains specimen collections as ordered and in accordance with policy.
Contributes to a healthy workplace environment, by using professional communication skills.
Transports patients as required.
Transcribes and enters patient orders and charges, if applicable.
Arranges for services and follow-up appointments.
Answers call lights and phone calls and direct them to the appropriate caregiver.
Responds to Physician request and processes Physician orders.
Basic rhythm interpretation of telemetry strips.
Maintains confidentiality of patient information
Orders and replaces forms, office supplies and restocks for areas as needed.
Processes patient’s medical record.
Assist in the maintenance of office equipment.
Demonstrates telephone triage, etiquette and interdepartmental coordination.
High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
IL CNA certification or current LPN or RN nursing student required.
Posting Job Title: PATIENT CARE TECH
Requisition ID: 2020-5869
Street: 201 S 14th Street
Weekend Requirement: Every other weekend
Name: Intermediate Care Unit