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UNC Health Care Clinical Support Tech I - Pre Post Cath Lab in Raleigh, North Carolina

Description

Shift: Full Time Evening

Department Description:

The UNC Rex Heart & Vascular Prep and Recovery (1HV) area is a 48 bed outpatient unit, located on the first floor of the NC Heart & Vascular hospital. All 48 beds are private rooms equipped with a hard wire monitoring system and a computer in each room. The team works in fast paced environment, caring for an average of 35-45 patients per day. They prep patients with a cardiac or vascular diagnosis who are scheduled for cardiovascular surgery, a diagnostic or interventional procedure including: cardiac catheterization, Afib ablation, pacemaker, open heart surgery, carotid endarterectomy and many more.

1HV is committed to providing quality care to the pre and post cardiovascular patient in a timely manner, fostering continuity of care, while maintaining patient confidentiality and dignity. There is a variety of shifts offered in this area including; 8, 10 and 12 hour shifts. The department currently operates Monday – Saturday afternoon. The staff are highly engaged in hospital and unit councils and maintains a national certification rate of 84%.

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Summary:

Responsible for assisting the professional caregiver in the delivery of patient care, transporting patient and/or equipment, setting up and maintaining patient rooms and performing a wide range of clerical, transcription, and maintenance of the patient care unit desk area functions.

Responsibilities:

  1. Assists physicians and other health care providers with routine examinations and procedures, as well as procurement of equipment and supplies.

  2. Critically reviews patient care documentation making note of any significant changes in the patient's condition and make an immediate report to a registered nurse or physician.

  3. Provides a variety of clerical tasks to include but not limited to organizing and prioritizing workload, greeting and directing visitors, researching information as requested by nurses and physicians, reviewing orders for logic and clarity, revising orders as requested by the nurse, answering the telephone/ patient call lights, transcribing physician orders, and maintaining medical records. Performs routine quality assurance audits, safety checks, and inventory of supplies. Provides administrative and clerical support including PI audits and data entry.

  4. Provides clinical support assistance to include, but not limited to, cleaning the work area, maintaining office equipment, troubleshooting common software and hardware problems, changing linens, checking supply inventory, re-stocking supplies, transporting patients/ supplies/ specimens, and assisting in the orientation of new employees and students.

  5. Provides direct personal care to patients as outlined in plan of care activities such as bathing, dressing, feeding, assisting with ambulation. Measures and records vital signs, and patient height and weight. May be responsible for specimen collection, skin preps/scrubs, catheter care, capillary blood glucose checks, simple wound care, range of motion exercises, and/or postural drainage.

  6. Reinforces routine teaching given to patients by the registered nurse or physician and document patient understanding of instructions. Distributes patient education materials at the request of patients and/or health care providers

Other Information

Other information:

Education Requirements:

● High School diploma or GED

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

● Listed as Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

● Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification

Professional Experience Requirements:

● One (1) year of clerical or customer service experience and six (6) months of related nursing assistant experience, which may include a nursing assistant course or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

● Must be fluent in verbal and written English language. Capability to develop computer skills if not competent.

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex Pre Post Cath

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: Evening Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

REQNUMBER: 9999-INFOR-6558

Diversity Statement

The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.

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