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Patient Care Tech - Surgical

Company: BJC
Location: Alton
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

  • Night Shift - Surgical Department
  • Full Time Benefits Eligible
  • $ 1,000.00 Sign on Bonus
    Overview

    Since 1937, Alton Memorial Hospital has cared for residents in Alton, Illinois, and the surrounding communities in a five-county area. Starting as a land gift to the community from the Smith family, Alton Memorial today is a full-service acute care hospital. Alton Memorial offers patients a variety of inpatient and outpatient services, including surgery services, medical imaging, interventional and diagnostic heart services, cancer care, rehabilitation, 24-hour emergency care, ambulance services and more.

    The Surgical Care Unit consists of a 12 bed inpatient care unit and a six bed observation suite. Surgical Care Unit provides quality care to; general surgery, orthopedic, pediatric and medical observation population. Utilizing a philosophy of patient cen

    Preferred Qualifications

    Role Purpose

    Provides direct patient care to support the licensed professional nurses responsible for a team of patients to ensure a safe environment for patients by reducing risk of harm. Collects vital information on the patient and reports such to the nursing team which contributes to the overall assessment of each patient and any changes to a patient's condition.

    Responsibilities
  • Implements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse, promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Administers or assists patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), performs vital signs, intake & output, fall and pressure ulcer prevention measures, urinary catheter care, phlebotomy, or point of care testing as requested.
  • Collects clinical data and information on patients, and reports changes in patient status to the nurse.
  • Assists nurse with patient and family education. Documents all patient care activities provided with correct medical terminology. Acts as 1:1 patient safety sitter as necessary.
  • Ensures availability of supplies and equipment to meet each patient's needs.
  • Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development.
    Minimum Requirements

    Education
  • High School Diploma or GED
    Experience
  • No Experience
    Supervisor Experience
  • No Experience
    Preferred Requirements

    Licenses & Certifications
  • Certified Nurse Assistant
    Benefits and Legal Statement

    BJC Total Rewards

    At BJC we're committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
    • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
    • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
    • 401(k) plan with BJC match
    • Tuition Assistance available on first day
    • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
    • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
    • Adoption assistance
      To learn more, go to http://www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

      *Not all benefits apply to all jobs

      The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC, Springfield , Patient Care Tech - Surgical, Healthcare , Alton, Illinois

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