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PATIENT CARE TECH - INTERMEDIATE CARE

Company: Southern Illinois Healthcare
Location: East Saint Louis
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Your Career. Our Company. Together, We Grow.

At Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH), we realize that in order to provide our surrounding communities with excellent care, we must begin by providing our employees with that same care and appreciation. We offer rich opportunities to develop and grow professionally, an environment of excellence in patient care, and the awareness that everything we accomplish is a direct outgrowth of the superb efforts and dedication of our employees.

As a non-profit system of almost 4000 employees, we have won national acclaim for our cancer, cardiac, stroke, bariatric, breast imaging, and rehabilitation services.

Responsible for providing clerical unit support services as well as patient care assistance to the patient care team.
Responsibilities Assists nursing staff with patient care activities.
Assists in medical emergencies, including CPR.
Performs duties as outlined in the SIH CNA Manual.
Communicates change in patients condition to the Registered Nurse.
Obtains specimen collections as ordered and in accordance with policy.
Contributes to a healthy workplace environment, by using professional communication skills.
Transports patients as required.
Transcribes and enters patient orders and charges, if applicable.
Arranges for services and follow-up appointments.
Answers call lights and phone calls and direct them to the appropriate caregiver.
Responds to Physician request and processes Physician orders.
Basic rhythm interpretation of telemetry strips.
Maintains confidentiality of patient information
Orders and replaces forms, office supplies and restocks for areas as needed.
Processes patient's medical record.
Assist in the maintenance of office equipment.
Demonstrates telephone triage, etiquette and interdepartmental coordination.
Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent preferred
IL CNA certification or current LPN or RN nursing student required
BLS required

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PandoLogic. Keywords: Patient Care Technician (PCT), Location: East Saint Louis, IL - 62206

Keywords: Southern Illinois Healthcare, Springfield , PATIENT CARE TECH - INTERMEDIATE CARE, Other , East Saint Louis, Illinois

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