St. Lukes Hospital - St. Louis
Des Peres, MO, United States
Healthcare, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Dental
Mar 29, 2023
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Posting DetailsFull time days Orthopedics Des Peres Campus
Under the direction and supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse, the Patient Care Technician is responsible for performing non-licensed patient care in accordance with established Nursing Standards and Hospital Policies.This position is a non-licensed/certified staff member authorized to transport and/or stock medications to meet specified essential job duties. This includes staff who do not have the authority to prescribe, dispense and/or administer medications. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission and values.
Performs general, non-licensed respiratory procedures:oximetry spot checksoxygen set-ups, tank exchange
Assist patients with mobility needs:transfersturning and repositioning in bedmaintaining a clean and safe room environmentassisting patient to bathroom transporting to tests or other hospital locations
Performs other patient care activities to include, but not limited to:simple skin careoral hygienepartial bathcomplete bathshavingbed making (unoccupied and occupied)foley care and emptying and recording output from foley cathetersproviding bedpan or urinal as neededweigh patientsapplication and reapplication of SCD's, TED hose, Aqua K pads, cold packspassing trays, water, juice and snacksadministering ice chips* m. feeding patients n. assisting with menu pick up/delivery and food cart transfer as needed o. applying restraints (bed alarms) as directedI&Oobtain vital signs (temp, pulse, respirations, blood pressure)emptying drains and ostomy bags, recording output s. changing non sterile dressing changesassisting with after death carepain assessment screeningurethral catherizationvenipunctureblood sugar monitoringassisting with observation of suicide patients
Maintains CPR status
Performs 12 Lead ECG
Performs patient care rounds on patients at least every 2 hours.
Performs procedures related to specimen collection, reporting abnormal values to sputum, urine, stool
Takes inventory of supplies and equipment and restocks as necessary
Responds to STAT/RRT
Transports supplies, mail, labs etc
Performs other work duties as assigned
Documents patient information as directed
Transport and/or stock medications
High School Diploma or GED Required
In order to be eligible you must have one of the following:
Current Nursing student with completion of nursing fundamentals course within 90 days of employment;
Previous documented work experience as a PCT, Nurse Assistant, EMT or Surgical Tech within the last 3 years or
Successful completion of an Unlicensed Assistive Personnel program within the last 3 years.
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