Sanford Health Patient Care Technician Inpatient - Day Unit at SMCF in Fargo, North Dakota
Job Title: Patient Care Technician Inpatient | Day Unit at SMCF | Fargo, ND
State: North Dakota
Department : Admiss/Recov Unit (ARU)-SMCF
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: Other
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) serves as caregiver to the patient during the scheduled work period. The Patient Care Technician provides patient-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned patient under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Record vital statistics and other basic health information, including assessing patients physical condition to aid in diagnosis and treatment. Administer basic health care and medical treatments; provide assistance with basic daily living activities, including dressing/undressing, bathing, grooming, toileting, etc., meal preparation and dining needs, emotional and spiritual needs, and laundry. Clean patient living areas or treatment rooms. Collect non-invasive biological specimens from patient. Prepare patient treatment areas for use; prepare and clean medical equipment; dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy. Perform clerical work related to scheduling and documenting patient healthcare. Provide direction to students providing patient care, treatment, and/or services as part of their training as needed. Strong communication, customer service, multi-tasking, and organizational skills are needed on a daily basis.
Adheres to legal regulations and organizational policies when discussing patient health information. Completes tasks and inspires confidence in leaders by demonstrating honesty and integrity. Delivers written and oral communications that engage audience participants, respond to their questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Demonstrates open, friendly, accepting, and supportive behaviors with team members. Demonstrates sensitivity to speakers by positive language, verbal and non-verbal. Explains the mission, vision, and objectives of own position within the industry. Helps link organizational objectives to customer needs and expectations. Identifies standards and procedures associated with medical specimen collection and processing. Operates and maintains medical equipment based on specific policies. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Uses a variety of computer hardware, operating systems, utilities, and applications.
This position is for a Unit Clerk and Nursing Assistant. Hours for this position are 8 and 10 hour shifts ranging 5:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday . Hours and days off will vary according to the needs of the department. Unit is currently closed on holidays. Candidate must possess exceptional patient skills as well as written and oral communication skills.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.If working in North Dakota (ND) and not a Certified Nursing Assistant, must be registered as a Unlicensed Assistive Person (UAP) through the North Dakota Board of Nursing within four months from the date of initial employment. High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) is required. Knowledge of healthcare, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and medical equipment/supplies preferred.
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State: North Dakota
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: req19573