Carle Foundation Hospital Healthcare Tech Med/Surg Hoopeston in Urbana, Illinois
Healthcare Tech Med/Surg Hoopeston
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- Employment Type:
PRN - As Needed
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- Usual Schedule:
As needed 7a-7p
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- Work Location:
Hoopeston Regional Health Ctr
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Under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN), the Health Care Technician (HCT) functions as a support to the licensed nursing staff and performs activities related to the personal care and hygiene needs of an assigned patient group. Facilitates communication with other departments, visitors, patients, medical staff and employees. Serves as a public relations liaison for the unit. Works under the direct supervision of the nursing manager.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma/Equivalent CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Basic Life Support (BLS). Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patients EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Completion of CNA coursework w/in past 24 months, OR EMT-B, EMT-I, EMT-P, MA, or CMA, OR Successful completion of Carle's HCT In Training Program, OR Worked as a CNA w/in past 24 months, OR Successful completion of at least one semester of nursing clinical experiences, OR Documented relevant medical military training
Assists with the maintenance of unit supplies to ensure the smooth function of the unit, including stocking nurse servers, cleaning instruments and equipment, ordering supplies, and making up charts.
Collects data on assigned patients as directed by Registered Nurse (RN) and ensures accurate documentation.
Demonstrates competency in selected psychomotor skills as outlined in the skills checklist including: measurement of vital signs, blood glucose monitoring, and measuring and recording intake and output.
Performs or assists patients with the activities of daily living. Prepares patients for transportation and/or transport.
Performs a variety of routine direct patient care duties to assist medical and nursing staff in the examination and treatment of patients.
Maintains patient care environment ensuring patients’ privacy and safety.
Adheres to and enforces Carle Administrative and Departmental policies and procedures.
Offers a variety of leisure activities to patients
Participates on committees
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