Patient Care Tech (Full-Time, Nights)

Greenville, South Carolina

Employer: Prisma Health Upstate
Industry: Support Group
Salary: Competitive
Job type: Full-Time

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Job Summary
Assists the Registered Nurse in providing patient care based on the individualized plan of care for a patient. As delegated, performs basic nursing activities and nursing activities requiring sterile technique. Conducts data collection, monitors and documents patient status. Ensures confidentiality of all patient information. Utilizes safe patient handling at all times. Informs RN of activities performed, observations of patients and changes in patient status. Provides a neat and clean patient environment.

  • Assists patients with activities of daily living. Turns and repositions patients alone or with assistance. May transport patients and assist with walking. Assists with fall prevention interventions and patient restraints as delegated. - 20%
  • Provides patient care as delegated by the RN including, but not limited to, sterile and non-sterile soaks, application of sterile simple dressings and non-sterile simple dressings, perineal care, removal of foley catheters, basic ostomy care, nasal cannula and incentive spirometry. Phlebotomy performed as determined by unit specific needs. - 20%
  • Performs data collection including vital signs, fluid intake and outtake and basic and sterile specimen collection. Properly documents and maintains data on medical record and informs RN of activities performed, observations of patients and changes in patient status. - 20%
  • Runs errands, answers telephone, answers and responds to call lights. - 20%
  • Performs point of care testing as trained and delegated by RN. Reports lab values to RN. - 10%
  • Provides and documents comfort and non-pharmacological pain management measures. - 10%

Minimum Qualifications
  • Education - Completion of Patient Care Technician program (post high school)
  • Experience - No previous experience required

Required Licensures
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.)
  • BLS

Any PCT employed at Prisma Health and working in a PCT role prior to March 2005 is grandfathered from the CNA requirement above.

Other Required Skills/Experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of office equipment
  • Data entry and mathematical skills
  • Knowledge of sterile techniques

Work Shift
Night (United States of America)

Greenville Memorial Med Campus

1008 Greenville Memorial Hospital

10086230 Neuroscience & Stroke Unit

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Created: 2023-03-18
Reference: R1070484
Country: United States
State: South Carolina
City: Greenville
ZIP: 29614

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