Benefis Health Systems Patient Care Tech - ICU in Great Falls, Montana
Job Summary: Provides direct and indirect patient care. Provides for personal care, comfort, assists with a safe and clean environment, and maintains equipment and supplies. Prepares and compiles records.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age. Provides patient care that meets the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient within the CNAs scope of practice. Assists with patient admissions, discharge and transfers. Provides ADL’s and other general care as necessary throughout the shift. Transcribes physician’s orders. Enters and verifies orders in the computer system. Communicates appropriately and clearly. Answers patients' call lights, anticipates patients' needs and makes safety rounds on patients. Transports patients to various departments. Demonstrates the ability to perform procedures within the CNA scope of practice per state law. Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, blood pressure and intake-output. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Answers telephone in a polite manner and communicates information to the appropriate personnel/family. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Performs all aspects of direct and indirect patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety. Observes patient's mental and physical conditions and reports any changes to the nurse. Orders supplies. Knowledgeable of sterile techniques and infection control procedures. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety Retrieves patient data from computer and printer and brings to the attention of appropriate staff members. Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Treats patient and families with respect and dignity. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations. Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict. Ability to demonstrate unit specific competency. (See skills checklist)
Education Requirements: Current CNA certification in the state of Montana. BLS certificate. Basic computer knowledge. Knowledge of medical terminology
Community Information: Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water and snow skiing, rock and ice climbing, boating, whitewater kayaking, off-road motorsports, upland bird and waterfowl hunting, and big-game hunting.
Benefis Health System: This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you’ll have the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of the state’s most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 270 employed medical staff members representing more than 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” five years in a row.
Date Posted: Posted 2 month(s) ago
Job Family: TECH
Location: Great Falls, Montana