Atlantic Health System

Patient Care Technician

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newton
Position Type
PerDiem
Shift
7:00pm - 7:00am
Category
Service
Department
07601700-RAPID TREATMENT UNIT
Facility
Newton Medical Center

Overview

Atlantic Health System has an opportunity for a Patient Care Technician in the Rapid Treatment Unit at our Newton Medical Center location. This is a per diem position, working 7pm - 7a including every other weekend. 

Responsibilities

ACCURATELY monitors patients vital signs, intake and output, according to procedure. Performs blood glucose monitoring as delegated by and under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Administers AM and/or PM care as appropriate. Provides general comfort measures to patients throughout the shift. Makes rounds on patients, anticipates their needs and answers/responds to call lights in a timely manner. Provides post mortem care. Safely assists patient in mobility functions, transfers, transports and discharges, identifying physical limitations unique to the patient population. Prepares patients for meals, assists or feeds patients, collects trays and records dietary intake. Reports mechanical or swallowing difficulties of the patient to the Registered Nurse. Distributes bedside nutritional supplements to patients. Collects and transports specimens as delegated by the Registered Nurse. Assists other providers of the multi-disciplinary care team in providing CONTINUUM OF CARE. Reports any patient changes in condition or behavior to Registered Nurse. Provides input to patients plan of care. Assists with pre and post-operative care such as preparing bed, positioning and vital signs. Handles all patient belongings from admission to discharge in a safe manner. Promotes a restraint free environment. Demonstrates knowledge related to applying and releasing safety devices/restraints under supervision of the Registered Nurse. Maintains knowledge and maintenance of equipment. Establishes and maintains an effective rapport with patient, family, nursing personnel, physicians and personnel from other departments. Recognizes and responds to priorities in the patient care PROCESS.

Qualifications

 

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Current BLS certification required
  • EMS, Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant training required
  • minimum of 2 years experience required

 

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 12th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.

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