Patient Care Technician - Inpatient Psychiatry - Part Time - Afternoons
Posted on: January 26, 2023
ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital offers a broad range of
inpatient and outpatient services in southern Michigan and Ohio. A
national leader in treatment of heart attack, congestive heart
failure, pneumonia and surgical care, ProMedica Monroe Regional
Hospital is also a pacesetter in Michigan for obstetrics, emergency
care, intensive care, controlling infections and organ
Position Summary: -
Working under the direction of a RN, performs reception, clerical,
and supportive duties in the patient care area.
1. - Applies the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care
appropriate to the age of the patients served (ie: infant,
pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric), coordinated and
delegated by licensed nursing personnel.
2. - Collects patient data as directed. Recognizes and reports any
changes or deviations from routine to licensed nursing personnel,
including abnormal vital sign, symptoms, condition changes, patient
events, and patient responses to treatment.
3. - Provides guest relations, fields phone inquiries
appropriately. Provides support to families and significant others,
assisting the nursing staff to meet these needs. Perceived as
helpful and friendly to all customers.
4. - Assists in providing unit secretary support including:
answering phones, copying, stocking of supplies and chart forms,
maintaining adequate unit and patient room supplies.
5. - Collaborates with all members of the health care team and
physician offices to promote a seamless patient care continuum.
Facilitates prompt, efficient patient services through organizaing,
prioritizing, and performing clerical activities.
6. - Assists in preparing patients, physically and psychologically,
for treatments, procedures, and studies.
7. - Understands emergency policy and procedures and reports all
emergencies and crisis situations immediately and responds
8. - Recognizes and reports changes in patient level of
consciousness or behavior.
9. - Assists RN/LPN/MHP with seclusion and restraint interventions,
provides appropriate application for wrist, waist, and ankles as
directed. Assists with care and documentation for the patients in
seclusion and restraints as directed.
10. Assists with one on one patient observation as needed.
11. Performs any other job related to duties as indicated.
Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
Skills: Able to read, write, and speak the English language. Must
have excellent communication skills and telephone etiquette.
Ability to perform basic math and must have basic computer skills.
Ability to deal effectively with a changing environment and be open
to new ideas. Ability to function quickly in stressful situations.
Years of Experience: Previous experience as a nursing assistant or
proof of satisfactory completion of a nursing assistant program in
the last two years.
Certification: Must have CPR - BLS and AEGIS Crisis Intervention
Training. Completion of Non-Violent Crisis Intervention during
orientation is required.
Years of Experience: 1 year experience in working with the Mental
Health population preferred. Experience as a unit clerk in an acute
care environment would be beneficial to the position.
ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare
organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. - For more information,
please visit -www.promedica.org/about-promedica
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
-without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry,
religion, -sex/gender (including pregnancy), -sexual orientation,
gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental
disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship,
familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally
protected category. In compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability
and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a
job with ProMedica, please contact -firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace
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