Atlantic Health System

Patient Care Technician

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Pompton Plains
Position Type
Part-Time
Shift
3:00pm - 11:00pm
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 3p-11:30p, including every other weekend. 

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

 

Care View Tech needs to learn to use Care View Technology to watch patients remotely and also learn the role of the PCT ADLAS bathing patients - toileting- repositioning EKG - Acchecks - post Mortem Care - transporting 

  • 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.
  • 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:

  • 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

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

Relevant Experience:

  • 6 months prior healthcare experience with patient care experience preferred

 

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with 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 14th 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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