Post Acute Pt Care Tech II (3222)

at LifePoint Health in Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

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. Current Certified Nursing Assistant license if required for the role of Patient Care Tech III.

Required Skills

Must have an updated American Heart Association approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. If employee does not have a current BLS at time of hire or transfer, then employee will have 90 days
from day of hire, or transfer, to obtain, or update, BLS certification

Required Skills
Patient Care Tech I- This position is a Nursing Assistant who has signed off to become competent in phlebotomy and EKGs.

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.

Patient Care Tech III- This position is a Certified Nursing Assistant who has obtained competency in phlebotomy and EKGs.

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Organization: Bolivar Medical Center

Title: Post Acute Pt Care Tech II (3222)

Location: Mississippi-Cleveland

Requisition ID: 7422-3222

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Posted On: Oct 20, 2021

Updated On: Jan 09, 2022