New Hanover Regional Medical Center Patient Care Technician - Post Anesthesia Care Unit in Wilmington, North Carolina
Patient Care Technician - Post Anesthesia Care Unit
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Post Anesthesia Care Unit
This position has access to and knowledge of extremely sensitive, private and confidential materials. Ability to maintain the highest standard is required with zero tolerance. All the primary duties within this document will be performed according to established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department and the Medical Center. JOB SUMMARY: The PCT works under the direction of the Nurse Manager and under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse or delegated Licensed Practical Nurse as a Nurse Aide 1 or a Nurse Aide II, to provide patient care within their scope of practice. The patient care activities are individualized for each patient population. The PCT provides clerical activities that include transcribing, communicating and maintaining written information. They communicate verbal information accurately and courteously and provide assistance to customers and team members. The PCT is also responsible for completing a variety of department specific tasks to assist with optimal department safety and functioning. PRIMARY JOB DUTIES: 1. Competently performs a variety of patient care activities to meet the daily personal needs and comfort of the patient. Performs Nurse Aide skills with in their scope of practice. 2. Accurately transcribes and processes provider orders and written information accurately in accordance to the Medical Center's policies. 3. Appropriately communicates information in accordance with hospital policies and procedures. 4. Organizes, prioritizes, and performs work effectively and efficiently. 5. Facilitates the flow of patients throughout the Medical Center by accurately transferring and discharging patients in the appropriate systems in a timely manner. 6. Maintains and adjusts schedule to enhance team performance 7. Demonstrates a daily commitment to the values of the department 8. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations in dealing with all members of the team and customers. 9. Maintains and promotes customer satisfaction. 10. Performs moderate or waived point of care testing per CLIA guidelines. 11. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 12. Performs other duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL JOB SPECIFICATIONS: 1. Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. 2. Licensure / Certifications: Maintain current status on the Nurse Aide I and/or NA II registry. Attend 12 hours of facility approved continuing education classes each calendar year. American Heart Association HS (Heart Saver) required.: Some departments have additional advanced CPR requirements as listed on staff annual education record. 3. Experience: Experience preferred. Prefer knowledge/experience with medical terminology.