Carle Foundation Hospital Healthcare Tech/CNA - Cardio Pulmonary Med/Surg in Urbana, Illinois
Healthcare Tech/CNA - Cardio Pulmonary Med/Surg
Department: Cardio-Pulmonary - CT8
Job Category: Patient Care
Employment Type: Part - Time
Job ID: 16388
Experience Required: None
Education Required: HS Diploma/GED
Location: Urbana, IL
Usual Schedule: 2, 12hr shifts/wk, 6:30p-7a
On Call Requirements: None
Work Location: Main Campus
Weekend Requirements: Rotation
Other Posting Information: $1,000 Sign On Bonus - External Applicants Only
Holiday Requirements: Rotation
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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 Successfull 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.
Complete vital signs, including post procedure frequent vital signs
Provide assistance with institutionalized needs including feeding and blood glucose as needed
Complete hygiene care, assist patients to the bathroom
Complete patient turns, I&O collection, daily weights,
Answer call lights
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