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Patient Care Tech Days

Company: Hill Country Memorial
Location: Fredericksburg
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Essential Functions:

Provides basic hygiene needs for patients as appropriate and under the direction of the RN/LVN, such as:, feeding, bathing, shaving, clothing, cleaning, bed-making, assisting with ambulation, enemas, skin care, bowel and bladder elimination; and/or other care as required to meet the personal needs and comfort of assigned patients.

Obtains and records patient data for EMR including Vital signs, I&O and other pertinent information as appropriate. Reports all information to the RN and/or LVN.

Routinely turns/ positions patients Assists patients into appropriate position for meals. Assists all patients up to chair for all meals, including patients on bedrest with BRP. Assists with nutritional needs of patients within physician order dietary restrictions

Assists with admission, discharge, and transportation of patients. Follows standard precautions and uses personal protective equipment as appropriate. Encourages fluid intake, providing fresh water prn, within physician order guidelines and patient needs.

Demonstrates ability to recognize and report changes in patients' condition: e.g. skin breakdown, change in mentation, color, new complaints, pain level.

Adheres to all Customer service requirements by consistently responding to any and all patient call lights ASAP and implementing Studer measures, (e.g. hourly rounding) to ensure patient safety, and maintain satisfaction as measured by Press Ganey and HCM goal.

Accepts other assignments willingly, including floating to other units, as appropriate for skill and experience. Adheres to work schedule, clocks in/out on time.

Participates in review of activities and processes for area of work; assists with implementation of changes to effect continuous improvement in services provided and in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.

Completes annual education requirements and maintains regulatory and educational requirements as appropriate for NA duties and patient care.

Demonstrates adherence to all safety/quality protocols. E.g. Falls Prevention.

Job Requirements:

Education:Work requires, but is not limited to, organization, communication, and clerical skills generally acquired through a high school education or equivalent experience.

Experience:Customer service experience preferred

Knowledge/Skills:Ability to type 20 words per minute. Knowledge of HCM procedures, including manual procedures required when systems are down. Knowledge of general clerical practices and procedures, and understanding of telephone etiquette. Ability to effectively use electronic health record function during shift. BLS required.

Keywords: Hill Country Memorial, San Antonio , Patient Care Tech Days, Other , Fredericksburg, Texas

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