Monitor Technician/CNA PRN

Location
Anchorage, Alaska
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 11, 2018
Closes
Feb 01, 2018
Ref
01406-5465
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Alaska Regional Hospital consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. To achieve this level of high-quality, compassionate patient care, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians, to clinical specialists, and support staff.  Anchorage is a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to have fun. Alaska boasts some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world and draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home.  Alaskans enjoy all the amenities of an urban lifestyle that includes performing arts, museums, cultural activities, shopping and fine dining only minutes from the great outdoors. You can enjoy golfing under the midnight sun, hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and other popular outdoor activities a short distance from home.

The monitor technician's responsibilities are to provide competent, continuous cardiac rhythm monitoring and interpretation, safe and effective use of equipment, positive team participation on patient care units, courteous interactions with visitors, patients, and medical staff and support unit and hospital philosophy, goals and objectives.  The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients, and assists with other personal hygiene needs
  • 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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