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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.

  • Safety

  • Maintains employee, patient and environmental safety.

  • Record Keeping

  • Maintains required records, logs, and other documents as required.

  • Process Improvement

  • 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.

  • BLS required

Posting Job Title: PATIENT CARE TECH

Requisition ID: 2020-6151

External Company Name: Southern Illinois Healthcare

External Company URL:

Street: 201 S 14th Street

Shift: 7PM-7:30AM

Weekend Requirement: Weekends as required

Name: Medical - North