SoutheastHEALTH Unit Technician in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Unit Technician

Nursing - Other
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Float Team Part-Time

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Description

Variable ShiftProvide basic patient care duties under the direction of an RN or LPNBegin

  • Answer call lights in a timely manner

  • Activities of Daily Living

  • Customer Service (First Class Care)

  • Patient Safety

  • Communication Skills

  • Patient Monitoring

  • Monitor Cardiac arrhythmias if trained

  • Secretarial functions as trained

  • Computer documentation of vital signs, percentage of meal, I/O

  • Transport patients

  • Float to all inpatient areas of department as needed – with exception to closed units

  • Call into staffing office 1 hour prior to shift starting to determine area needed

  • Sitting with patients as ordered

  • Documentation every 15 minutes of patient activity

  • Constant observation requiring sitting for long periods of time

  • Documentation of observation

  • Reporting change in patients behavior or condition to nursing staff

  • Must present self professionally and possess good interpersonal skills

  • Push call light if patient needs to get out of bed with staff assistance

  • Push “Staff assist” emergency light if patient attempting to get out of bed

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Become

  • High school graduation or equivalent, formal or on the job training

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English