Atlantic Health System

  • Patient Care Technician I

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-Pompton Plains
    Position Type
    Part-Time
    Shift
    11:00pm - 7:00am
    Category
    Service
    Department
    15601300-NURSING RESOURCE
    Facility
    Chilton Medical Center
  • Overview

    Atlantic Health System is seeking a part time Patient Care Tech to work at Chilton Medical Center. This position ensures patient safety using video monitoring technology. They will also assist with basic tasks outlined below on the inpatient units. The shift is 11p-7:30a, including every other weekend. This position is regularly scheduled for 2-3 shifts per week.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions:

    • Demonstrates understanding and proficiency of the use of the video monitoring software
    • Maintains visual observation at all times. Verbally redirects patients over digital 2-way audio device that is in patient room and immediately summons the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance.

    • Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide the appropriate care to this patient population based on the patient’s individualized treatment plan as delegated by the RN.
    • Participates in hand-off of pertinent information/behavior about assigned patients when arriving and upon completion of shift assignment. Informs nurse prior to leaving monitoring station for any reason, including meal breaks, so that relief may be provided to ensure constant patient observation.
    • Participates in hand-off of pertinent information/behavior about assigned patients when arriving and upon completion of shift assignment. Informs nurse prior to leaving monitoring station for any reason, including meal breaks, so that relief may be provided to ensure constant patient observation.
    • Seeks help or advice as soon as possible when patient appears to pose threat to themselves or others. Participates in a collaborative identification and reporting of patient safety issues. Assures patient environment safety. Alerts unit staff of any potential safety hazard from room and reports findings to Charge Nurse.
    • assisting patients with activities of daily living; obtaining and recording vital signs, weights and heights
    • assisting patients with mobility: ambulation, transfer, discharges and ROM activities; performing post mortem care;
    • measuring and recording I & O; performing EKG's, phlebotomy and blood glucose monitoring;
    • observing and reporting changes in patients’ condition to the RN;
    • maintaining phlebotomy equipment and inventory and all other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED required.
    • Ability to read, write and speak English.
    • Completion of Healthcare Provider Course within six months required.
    • Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and collaborate with other members of the Care Center.
    • 6 months prior healthcare experience with patient care experience preferred.

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