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Patient Care Technician (Healthcare Support)

Company: East Alabama Medical Center
Location: Opelika
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

EAMC MISSION

At East Alabama Medical Center, our mission is high quality, compassionate health care, and that statement guides everything we do. We set high standards for customer service, quality, and keeping costs under control. POSITION SUMMARY
Provides basic patient care tasks under the direction and supervision of the RN. Assists the RN and healthcare team to achieve desired patient outcomes. Supports a culturally sensitive, individualized plan of care and works collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team. Utilizes standards, guidelines, protocols or pathways for care delivery. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Education
High School Diploma or 10 years of relevant experience Minimum Experience
N/A Required Registration/License/Certification
BLS must be obtained within 90 days of hire - Preferred Experience
Previous experience in a healthcare setting - Job Requirements:
  • Maintain patient stability by checking vital signs and weight
  • Perform basic patient care activities
  • Assist with nursing care of the patient within an assigned patient care unit
  • Performing patient care/service activities/procedures
  • Provide direct patient care to a diversified patient population
  • Take accurate vital signs on all ages
  • Provide assistance in patient care in accordance with the patient care standards
  • Assisting with nursing care of the patient
  • Provide direct care to patients and assists with non-direct patient care unit coordination
  • Optimize the care of the patient
  • Perform basic patient care activities to patients in assigned area
  • Communicate, pertinent information regarding changes in patient status and patient care to patient care team members including skin breakdown, vital signs, intake and output
  • Mulitskilled direct and indirect patient care activities
  • Perform basic patient care activities for labor and delivery patients
  • Perform vital signs and report abnormalities to assigned RN
  • Measure vital signs and records reason for visit
  • Facilitate smooth and efficient patient care
  • Taking and recording patient vital signs including height, weight, blood pressure, pulses
  • Obtain appropriate nursing staff to assist patient/physicians in the care of the patient
  • Obtain and records patient vital signs and machine readings according to facility policies

Keywords: East Alabama Medical Center, Columbus , Patient Care Technician (Healthcare Support), Healthcare , Opelika, Georgia

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