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Aultman Health Foundation PATIENT CARE TECH in Canton, Ohio

Req# 28552 Aultman Health Foundation, CANTON, OH AULTMAN HOSPITAL Aultman Health Foundation Full Time, Night Shift, 6p-6a Memorial 6 South consists of 26 private rooms. The types of patients seen on Memorial 6 South include: medical patients with an oncology diagnosis, medical patients admitted with hematological disorders, patients undergoing surgical or diagnostic oncology procedures, patients requiring administration of chemotherapy and/or blood/blood products, patients admitted for radium/iridium implants, post-ICU or step-down transfer patients whose primary diagnosis is oncology related and patients requiring IV conscious sedation for oncological procedures. SUMMARY OF POSITION Provides support to the patient care team, by performing direct patient care, under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Provides assistance, collects specimens, and performs limited tests per physician order according to established procedures and training. RESPONSIBILITES AND EXPECTATIONS Supports other direct caregivers as needed, under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Performs activities of daily living including but not limited to: Ambulation Bedpans-toileting Positioning/turns/skin care Incontinence Meal intake % Empties Foleys Transfers to chair/log roll Pass water Oral care Maintaining safety Heights and weights JP/NG drain care Ostomy care Feeds Answer call lights Baths/showers I&O's and charting in Cerner Vital signs Catheter care Preventative foam dressing Makes beds and performs other special housekeeping duties as may be directed. Distributes clean linen and collect dirty linen. Transports monitored and non-monitored assigned patients throughout all areas of the hospital as directed. Assists with patient transfers and discharges, including removal of equipment from patient rooms post-discharge. Assists patient with menu completion. Delivers nourishments to assigned patient; provides water, ice, and between meal dietary needs to patients; cleans/maintains patient refrigerator and updates refrigerator temperature log, as assigned. Cleans equipment/utility room and stocks rooms. Collects specimens and obtains blood glucose according to established procedures and per physician orders and policy. Arranges for transport of specimens to laboratory as appropriate. Performs EKGs, removal of Foley catheters, and bladder scans under the guidance of a registered nurse. Places patient on monitor telemetry leads, if applicable. Applies external devices (such as SCD's, Pulse Oximetry, TPump/Aqua K pad, etc.) per physician order. Maintains safety initiatives including but not limited to: hourly rounding, answering lights, monitoring patients who are a high risk for falls, and may be asked to provide 1:1 bedside companionship for patients as indicated. Ability to maintain composure in high-pressure situations. Conveys an attitude of understanding, trust, and compassion for individuals. Good communication skills. Commits to providing exceptional customer service to our patients and visitors. Commits to treating coworkers with respect and dignity and will follow our Non-negotiable Standards to promote a consistent positive experience for patients, employees and visitors. Documents care provided in Cerner. If applicable to the clinical unit, the applicant will have to demonstrate Monitor Transport Technician competency within the first 4-6 months and then annually after the initial completion of the Monitor Transport Technician class. The first 365 days requires demonstration of competency 3 times. Complete housewide mandatory education and maintains Basic Life Support Certification and any licensure if applicable. Note: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by th