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Patient Care Tech

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Belleville
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Information About this Position24 hrs per weekUp to $500 Sign-on Bonus12 hr shifts7:00 pm - 7:00 amCompany and Job OverviewMemorial Hospital Belleville is an acute care hospital offering medical and surgical services plus critical and emergency care including Children's at Memorial for pediatric emergency care. It provides patients a full complement of diagnostic and treatment services as well as heart and vascular care. Memorial, offering medical and surgical services plus critical care, is an accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care and is designated as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital by the Illinois Department of Public Health. In addition, Memorial Belleville recently was accredited by the American College of Radiology as a designated Lung Cancer Screening Center. Since 2008, it has been designated as a Magnet-- --recognized organization for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.Memorial Hospital Shiloh, a 94-bed, all-private suite hospital was recognized with Magnet status in 2018 and provides emergency care, labor & delivery, nursery, medical and surgical services plus critical care.Role PurposeProvides direct patient care to support the licensed professional nurses responsible for a team of patients to ensure a safe environment for patients by reducing risk of harm. Collects vital information on the patient and reports such to the nursing team which contributes to the overall assessment of each patient and any changes to a patient's condition.ResponsibilitiesImplements direct patient care under the supervision of the nurse, promoting patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Administers or assists patients with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), performs vital signs, intake & output, fall and pressure ulcer prevention measures, urinary catheter care, phlebotomy, or point of care testing as requested.Collects clinical data and information on patients, and reports changes in patient status to the nurse.Assists nurse with patient and family education. Documents all patient care activities provided with correct medical terminology. Acts as 1:1 patient safety sitter as necessary.Ensures availability of supplies and equipment to meet each patient's needs.Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development.Minimum RequirementsHigh School Diploma or GEDPreferred QualificationsPreferred RequirementsCertified Nurse AssistantBenefits StatementNote: not all benefits apply to all openingsComprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan optionsPension Plan*/403(b) Plan401(k) planTuition AssistanceHealth Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement AccountsOn-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick timePension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health CenterLegal StatementThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Belleville , Patient Care Tech, Other , Belleville, Illinois

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