Patient Care Techs (PCT), Multiple Specialties-Various Shifts, Multiple Piedmont Locations - #19503891

Piedmont Healthcare


Date: Dec 26, 2020
City: Atlanta, GA
Contract type: Full time
Piedmont Healthcare

RESPONSIBLE FOR:


The Patient Care Tech, under the supervision of licensed clinical staff, provides care to patients from birth through the lifecycle, demonstrating competency with treatments, procedures and equipment appropriate to the clinical setting and hospital policy.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:




  1. Assists with patient assessments to include collection of data regarding the patient's physical, psychosocial and health history.




  2. Assists patients with ADL activities; functions independently with treatments, equipment and procedures appropriate to the scope of clinical practice. Assists with mobility, feeding, oral care, bath and range of motion.




  3. Performs treatments timely, to include glucose, checks, incentive spirometry, simple dressing changes, wound/ostomy care.




  4. Maintains and monitors skin integrity by turning patients every two hours, applies treatments and barriers as ordered and monitors patient regularly.



  5. Documents in the EMR in a timely manner all vital signs and treatments provided.


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MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:


High school graduate or equivalent


MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:


Entry Level


ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:


BLS certification required


Certification from a Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Technician program preferred. One year of patient care experience preferred

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