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Technician-Patient Care

at Baptist Memorial Health Care in Collierville, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

Job Summary

Performs patient care tasks and basic patient care services under the direction of the professional registered nurse. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing in a manner that preserves and protects patient autonomy, dignity and rights.

Required Population Served

Job Responsibilties

Communicates and collaborates with the professional registered nurse.

Performs patient care tasks under the direction of the RN including vital signs, blood glucose testing, phlebotomy, electrode placement, venous compression devices

Performs basic patient care services under the direction of the RN including height & actual weights, intake & output, retrieval of equipment & supplies, stocks patient rooms

Maintains a conducive environment for the patient including clutter free rooms, removing linen/trash from rooms, quiet surroundings

Supports patient/family communication needs including answering call lights, orienting new patients to the room, assisting with discharge appointments

Promotes safety including assisting with patient mobility, safety rounds/4Ps

Promotes comfort including providing water, ice, cups, pillows, blankets, assistance with meals

Transports non-monitored patients

Assists RN with monitored and/or intubated transports

Performs other duties as assigned

Specifications

Experience

DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired

1 year recent (within past 6 months) experience

Education

DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired

High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent

Training

DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired

Special Skills

DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired

Licensure

DescriptionMinimum RequiredPreferred/Desired

CNA Program/Certification or AEMT/Paramedic Licensure/Certification or MA Program/Certification; BLS

BOT Position Code #: 14013

Day Shift: Yes

Department Name: CVL Nurs Office

External Company Name: Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation

External Company URL: http://www.baptistonline.org

Street: 1500 W. Poplar Ave.

Telecommute: No

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Job Posting: JC175873080

Posted On: Jan 09, 2021

Updated On: Oct 23, 2021