Patient Care Tech (PCT)

Location
Pearland, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 14, 2018
Closes
Feb 22, 2018
Ref
26516-87010
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Patient Care Tech - PCT

Medical Surgical Unit - Med Surg

Full-time - FT   PRN

Days 7A - 7P

Nights 7P - 7A

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs and documents vital signs at regular and indicated intervals. Reports significant changes and/or values that are outside of expected parameters to a licensed nurse.
  • Measures and records intake and output. Notifies licensed nurse when values are unusually high or low, as appropriate for patient age.
  • Assesses patient comfort/anxiety level, communicates needs to licensed nurse.
  • Assists patient with activities of daily living: oral care, feeding, bathing, positioning and elimination.
  • Assists in patient transfer to and from bed and transport devices using effective body mechanics and patient safety assistive devices.
  • Provides support measures appropriately based on age and culture of the patient.
  • Uses Meditech automation system or manual records to perform scheduling, order entry, care documentation, communications, and to keep abreast of departmental
  • Assists with/performs independently other department functions:
    • Unit Secretary
    • Department Secretary
    • Monitor Technician

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