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Patient Care Tech

Company: Riverview Health
Location: Noblesville
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

At Riverview Health, we focus on improving the healthcare experience for those we serve, including our employees. Although Riverview Health is Noblesville's largest employer and one of Hamilton County's ten largest employers with a staff of more than 1,300, we provide a close-knit work environment where everyone feels like an invaluable member of the team. We do this by creating a culture that's supportive, positive and empowering.The -Patient Care Tech -provides direct care to patients, aiding them with basic daily-life needs such as feeding, bathing, dressing, etc. The -PCT measures daily vitals, monitors the patient behavior and mood, and reports this information through both charting and communication with other members of the patient care team. The Patient Care Tech -is also responsible for maintaining clean, organized hallways, rooms and equipment.JOB -DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Observes, documents, and communicates significant findings, and any procedure results, to the Registered Nurse to minimize and prevent delays or complications in patient care.
  • Documents pertinent patient care data on appropriate forms, and/or within the electronic patient chart, that meets legal, ethical, and procedural guidelines and requirements.
  • Assists in the provision of routine hygienic, nutritional, and comfort needs of patients such as, but not limited to: bathing; distributing fluids and nourishments; feeding; ambulating; changing bed linens; oral care; grooming; shampooing hair; toileting;
  • Performs routine clinical tests and procedures such as, but not limited to: vital signs; hot/cold packs; measuring and documenting patient input and output; weighing patients; bladder ultrasound; and suction set up.
  • Functions as testing personnel under CLIA1988 regulations as related to point of care testing if applicable.
  • Performs basic nursing support tasks such as but not limited to: answering call lights; transporting patients; transporting specimens; assisting with patient transfers; and range of motion.
  • Assists physicians and other team members with treatments and procedures as directed.
  • Performs unit support functions, such as but not limited to: answering the phone; retrieving and transporting supplies and equipment; orienting patient to room upon admission, maintaining clean, clutter free hallways, rooms, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.Riverview Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer located in Noblesville, Westfield and throughout Hamilton County, Indiana.

Keywords: Riverview Health, Noblesville , Patient Care Tech, Other , Noblesville, Indiana

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