Paramedic PRN

Location
Tampa, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 07, 2017
Closes
Jan 10, 2018
Ref
26535-4611
Specialty
Miscellaneous
Contract Type
Permanent

LARGO MEDICAL CENTER at INDIAN ROCK

Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Mental Health Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  The position's tasks and responsibilities in the Mental Health unit include:

  • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
  • Serves and collects food trays.  Assists with patient feeding.
  • Transports, positions  and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
  • Assists patients in ambulating.
  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
  • Performs non sterile dressing changes.
  • Passes and collects bed pans.
  • Changes bed linens.
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required

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