|Patient Care Technician - 4N Oncology - Forbes Hospital - Casual|
Company: Highmark Health
Location: Monroeville, PA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 08/14/2021
Expire Date: 11/10/2021
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Patient Care Technician - 4N Oncology - Forbes Hospital - Casual|
Company :Allegheny Health NetworkJob Description :
This job provides direct care to patients and assists with non-direct patient care unit coordination. The incumbent in this position is expected to perform basic nursing procedures related to care and comfort of patient’s in stable condition, and have knowledge of patient population needs in the assigned work area. In addition, the incumbent is expected to assist the RN in the care of acutely ill patients. He/she is expected to practice medical asepsis, respect the dignity and privacy with every patient and family, and to maintain objectivity during patient care. He/she is expected to know and adhere to all basic hospital policies and procedures, and respond appropriately during emergency situations. He/she is expected to maintain the patient/family environment and perform general unit upkeep. He/she is expected to use accurate verbal and written communication, and to document patient care appropriately in the electronic medical record. The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Registered Nurse for patients in stable condition. Will work under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse in the care of the acutely ill and/or complex patient. The incumbent receives specific work assignments from the Charge Nurse and/or Care Team Leader which are both written & verbal and is expected to demonstrate evidence of efficient time management by completing the work within the scheduled time. In addition to clinical responsibilities, the incumbent is expected to perform a variety of duties related to the coordination of activities on the inpatient unit. This includes activities related to patient admissions, discharges, and transfers.
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