Patient Care Tech (PCT) Medical Step-Down Unit - PRN

Location
Richmond, Virginia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Closes
Nov 10, 2017
Ref
00448-39367
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Henrico Doctors Hospital is a 340-bed community hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. We are a Level II Trauma facility, offering specialized vascular surgery, Neurosurgery, a comprehensive certified stroke center, orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants through the Virginia Transplant Center and as part of the Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery; we lead the state in minimally-invasive procedures with da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries.


The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
• Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
• Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding.
• Ability to float to all units within the hospital where a need is presented.
• 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.
• Functions in an organized and time conscious manner.
• Presents self in a professional manner.
• Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers. Documents required information according to hospital policy.
• Answers telephones, maintains supplies, works on projects, including computer based projects, to support the department.
• Other duties as assigned to support the department.

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