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Loyola 6SW Medical Oncology Unit PATIENT CARE TECH II - 00255258 in Maywood, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/8103537 nEmployment Type: n

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12 Hour Night Shift

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Performs a variety of direct patient care procedures to assist the unit manager, professional staff and physicians in providing patient care focused on the needs of the patient.

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GENERAL PATIENT CARE - Meets the comfort and hygiene needs of the patient by providing care services such as bathing, oral hygiene procedures, hair care, bed pan/urinal use, skin care and garment, linen and bedding changes. Distributes meals and beverages, takes vital signs, collects lab specimens.

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TECHNICAL CARE - Assists with completion of patient testing and treatment procedures, sets up and primes IV tubing, 12-lead ECG, simple tracheostomy suctioning and care, changes dressings, performs

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cardiopulmonary resuscitation, obtains wound and throat cultures.

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EQUIPMENT - Assists physician and professional staff in equipment supply and set up.

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TRANSPORT - Assists with ambulating patients with assistive devices such as crutches and with transfer/transport procedures.

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COMMUNICATION - Performs required documentation and communicates in a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and regulatory requirements. Maintains strict

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confidentiality of patient, employee and department information to ensure patient rights.

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QUALITY IMPROVEMENT - Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes.

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Other department specific duties as assigned.

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nPosition Requirements:

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nMinimum Education: n

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nRequired: High School Diploma

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nMinimum Experience: n

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nRequired: Less than one year of previous job-related experience

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nPreferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience

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nLicensure/Certifications: n

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nRequired: n

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Certified Nurse Assistant

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CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

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nPreferred: N/A

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nOther: Completion of a Nursing Assistant Program with placement on the Illinois Department of

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Health Nurse Aide Registry or verification of an equal or higher educational level in a clinically

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focused program. Individuals working as Patient Care Technicians at Loyola University Medical

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Center prior to 1997 are exempt from the above guidelines and are grandfathered into the Patient

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Care Technicians roles upon successful completion of an in-house orientation and training

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program for the Patient Care Technician position.

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nComputer Skills: n

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nRequired: n

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Basic Keyboarding Skills

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nPreferred: n

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EPIC

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nOther: Ability to become proficient in EPIC with on-the-job training.

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nWorking Conditions: n

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Work takes place on hospital unit or clinical setting

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Occasional exposure to unpleasant physical conditions and/or health & safety hazards

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nPhysical Demands: n

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nOccasionally: n

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Climb-Stairs

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Climb-Ladder

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nFrequently: n

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Standing

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Walking

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Sitting

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Bending

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Crouching

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Reaching with Arms

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Finger/Hand Dexterity

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Talking

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Hearing

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Seeing

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Pushing/Pulling

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Lifting/Carrying (> 100 lbs)

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nTrinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion n

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Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, tr ditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

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Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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