Tufts Medicine Ancillary Float Pool Patient Care Technician in Lowell, Massachusetts
This is a great opportunity to be part of a 3-time Magnet Recognized Community Hospital. The Ancillary Float Pool Care Technician performs the combined duties of a Patient Care Technician, Patient Sitter and Unit Coordinator, as required.
As a member of the Patient Care Team, you will ensure that the patient and family members are attended to in a caring and attentive manner, responding to the needs of patients/family members in a timely manner and maintaining a professional and friendly demeanor at all times.
Hours: Part-Time / Evenings / 24 hours a week / 3pm-11pm/ eow
Under the direction of a nurse, will perform all aspects of activities of daily living (ADLs) patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety.
Prepares patient room for admission, m aintains a clean and safe environment for the patient.
Prioritizes patient care according to nursing direction, and discharge plan.
Transports patient to procedures/discharge within/from hospital as directed.
Cleans and operates equipment safely and correctly.
Prepares patients for meals, assists with meals or feeds patient as necessary.
Demonstrates ability to perform technical tasks, i.e. use of glucometer, lift assisted devices, and collect specimens.
Collects, records and reports accurate patient data in a timely manner
Performs the duties of a Patient Sitter and maintains continuous observation of a patient as outlined in the Sitter guidelines.
Clerical duties include:
Greets visitors in a professional, friendly manner and directs to appropriate destination
Answers phone in professional and friendly manner and directs caller to appropriate person
Screens all persons requesting access to the department for appropriateness of entry. Enforces department security policies.
Completes administrative duties regarding patient admission, transfer, and discharges in an organized and timely manner.
Maintains paper components in each patient chart.
Competency in technical and non-technical skills required, as demonstrated through orientation and skills validation process.
Participates in department meetings and in-service programs on a regular basis.
High School Diploma or GED required
Nursing Student or Clinical Rotations preferred
Excellent interpersonal skills to interact effectively with patients, visitors, and hospital personnel
The ability to work as a team member
The ability to work under stressful conditions, adapting to the changing pace on the unit, frequent interruptions, emergencies and critically ill patients
What We Offer:
Competitive salaries & benefits
403(b) retirement plan with hospital match
Opportunities for growth
Free on-campus parking
About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors. We are also a proud member of Circle Health and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with Complete connected care SM Circle Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.