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SCL Health Patient Care Tech Med Surg 4 Allard Per Diem in Billings, Montana

Job Description:

A Patient Care Associate has accountability for providing care to patients in an ambulatory clinic setting. This will involve caring for patients with acute and chronic needs

As a Patient Care Tech with us, you'll never know what to expect, but you will know how to:

  • Perform basic EKG interpretation and informs nurse of changes in patients rhythms or rates

  • Properly attach monitoring leads for continuous monitoring or for 12 Lead EKGs and measure/post rhythm strips per unit standard- Assemble charts for admissions, transfers and discharges

  • Respond to patient care needs by answering call lights, assisting patient with hygiene care and nourishment, obtaining vital signs, and communicating constructively, effectively and timely with members of the care team

  • Assists nurses and physicians within scope and competency

  • Demonstrate and adhere to the standards of infection prevention

  • Active participant in meeting patient experience goals

  • Coordinate bed assignments for admission, transferring and discharges with appropriate staff

  • Work under the direction of RNs- Mix of direct patient care and monitoring cardiac rhythms

  • Obtain vitals, blood sugars, EKGs and assist with ADLs

  • Self-schedule and take 1 to 2 call shifts per 6 weeks


Minimum Qualifications

  • Successful completion of an accredited nursing assistant training program Certification as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the state of practice

  • Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire (with prior approval)


Preferred

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • At least one (1) year of experience in a healthcare setting

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Anticipated job posting close date:

02/13/2024

Location:

St Vincent Hospital

Work City:

Billings

Work State:

Montana

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0

The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$16.24 - $21.92

We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our, and for our ; and our commitment to.

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities

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