Long Term Care Patient Care Tech II (3478) - #100516

Bolivar Medical Center

Date: 04/19/2022 23:00 PM

City: Cleveland, Mississippi

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Under the supervision of an RN, performs basic patient care activities.

Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age
Provides patient care that meets the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient within the scope of practice for a certified nursing assistant/ nursing assistant
Assists with patient admissions, discharges and transfers
Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower, whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing patients, changing bed linen, cleaning over bed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the shift
Provides evening care which includes hands/ face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, refreshing linen, cleaning over bed tables, straightening room, and other general care as needed
Provides general nursing assistant care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/ utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan, commode and ambulating patients
Prepares patients for meals, serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients is necessary
Answers patients call lights, anticipates patient's needs and makes rounds of assigned patients
Transports patients to various departments for ordered tests/ procedures
Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, blood pressure and intake- output
Reports patient complain of pain to supervising LPN/ RN
Observes patients mental and physical conditions, reports any changes to supervising RN
Communicates in a clear and concise manner to LPNs, RNs, and medical staff

Competency in phlebotomy and EKGs must be obtained within one year of hire date to remain in the Patient Care Tech position.

Minimum Education
High School Diploma
Current Mississippi Certified Nursing Assistant license preferred but not required for Patient Care Tech I or II.

Required Skills
American Heart Association approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Patient Care Tech II- This position will be a Nursing Assistant who has obtained competency in phlebotomy and EKGs OR a Certified Nursing Assistant who has signed off to become competent in Phlebotomy and EKGs.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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