Mercy Medical Center Clinton LUHS_PATIENT CARE TECH II_2977 in United States

Department:

CH101_33005 Nursing 7ICU Burn

Expected Weekly Hours:

20

Shift:

Night Shift

Position Purpose:

Job Title: PATIENT CARE TECH II

Job Code: 2977

Department (Name/Number): NURSING 7ICU BURN / 10020

Reports to: MGR BURN CENTER & CLINIC

Date: 03/19/2015

FLSA Status Non-Exempt

EEO Category 50 505

Pay Grade 36

I. Position Summary:

Performs a variety of direct patient care procedures to assist the unit manager, professional staff and

physicians in providing patient care focused on the needs of the patient. Under the supervision of a

nurse, Burn Center PCTs will be able to access and remove topical medications from the 7 Burn ICU tub

room Automated Dispensing Cabinet.

II. Position Responsibilities:

No. Percent

of Time

Essential

Duty Job Duties

1 45% Yes

GENERAL PATIENT CARE - Meets the comfort and hygiene needs of the

patient by providing care services such as bathing, oral hygiene

procedures, hair care, bed pan/urinal use, skin care and garment, linen

and bedding changes. Distributes meals and beverages, takes vital

signs, collects lab specimens.

2 10% Yes

TECHNICAL CARE - Assists with completion of patient testing and

treatment procedures, sets up and primes IV tubing, 12-lead ECG,

simple tracheostomy suctioning and care, changes dressings, performs

cardiopulmonary resuscitation, obtains wound and throat cultures.

3 10% Yes EQUIPMENT - Assists physician and professional staff in equipment

supply and set up.

4 10% Yes TRANSPORT - Assists with ambulating patients with assistive devices

such as crutches and with transfer/transport procedures.

5 10% Yes

COMMUNICATION - Performs required documentation and

communicates in a competent and effective manner to meet patient

and/or family needs and regulatory requirements. Maintains strict

confidentiality of patient, employee and department information to

ensure patient rights.

6 10% Yes QUALITY IMPROVEMENT - Utilizes time and resources effectively to

promote quality and cost outcomes.

7 5% Yes Other department specific duties as assigned.

Complexity Factor: B

Work consists of duties involving several related sequential steps, processes or methods. Duties

require consideration of factors and conditions that are apparent and readily verifiable. (Ex.

Occupational Therapy Asst, Echo Tech, LPN, Clerk, Secretary)

Impact Factor: H

Work has moderate impact on a specific area. Substantial impact on student or patient

well-being, comfort or convenience. (Ex. LPN, Accounts Payable Clerk, Admin Asst, Supervisor)

Freedom of Action:

Specific, detailed instruction provided for new or difficult assignments. Employee performs

recurring tasks independently.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Staff: N/A - position does not supervise staff

Functional: N/A - no functional supervisory responsibilities

Safety Accountabilities:

Loyola is committed to providing care that is safe. It is expected that all Loyola employees will

perform their job function in a professional and competent manner that constantly seeks to

reduce the risk of harm to patients, families and co-workers.

Quality Improvement Accountabilities:

Loyola is committed to the continuous improvement of the services it provides to its patients and

their families. All Loyola employees are expected to participate in quality improvement activities.

Magis & Service Excellence Accountabilities:

Responsible for consistently demonstrating our Magis values of Care, Concern, Respect and

Cooperation through teamwork and effective communication in an effort to prevent and solve

problems and to achieve quality outcomes, patient safety, customer satisfaction and a safe

environment.

Responsible for developing and maintaining an environment of service excellence as outlined in

the Service Excellence standards.

Patient Population Specific Competencies:

Demonstrates the skills and knowledge necessary to provide appropriate care to the patient

populations served by the specific unit to which the incumbent is assigned.

M u s t b e a b l e t o a s s e s s d a t a r e f l e c t i v e o f t h e p a t i e n t s s t a t u s a n d i n t e r p r e t

a p p r o p r i a t e i n f o r m a t i o n n e e d e d t o i d e n t i f y e a c h p a t i e n t s r e q u i r e m e n t r e l a t i v e

t o p o p u l a t i o n s p e c i f i c n e e d s .

The primary patient population for the unit is (ie clinical, disease, culture, special

needs, etc.)

needs, etc.)

(Please enter patient population specific information.)

Age Specific Competencies:

D e m o n s t r a t e s k n o w l e d g e o f t h e p r i n c i p l e s o f g r o w t h a n d d e v e l o p m e n t f o r t h e

a p p r o p r i a t e a g e s p a n o f t h e u n i t s p a t i e n t s . T h e a g e s p a n o f t h e u n i t ' s

p a t i e n t s i s :

Other

III. Position Requirements:

Minimum Education:

Required: High School Diploma

Preferred: N/A

Specify Degree(s): N/A

Residency: N/A

Minimum Experience:

Required: Less than one year of previous job-related experience

Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience

Managerial Experience: N/A

Licensure/Certifications:

Required:

Certified Nurse Assistant

CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

Preferred: N/A

Other: Completion of a Nursing Assistant Program with placement on the Illinois Department of

Health Nurse Aide Registry or verification of an equal or higher educational level in a clinically

focused program. Individuals working as Patient Care Technicians at Loyola University Medical

Center prior to 1997 are exempt from the above guidelines and are grandfathered into the Patient

Care Technicians roles upon successful completion of an in-house orientation and training

program for the Patient Care Technician position.

Computer Skills:

Required:

Basic Keyboarding Skills

Preferred:

EPIC

Other: Ability to become proficient in EPIC with on-the-job training.

Typing Words Per Minute: N/A

Required Skills:

Ability to communicate verbally

Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people

Ability to deal with stressful situations

Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner

Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures

Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to work as an effective team member

Other: N/A

Personal Relationships:

Routine job with interpersonal contact

Internal Contacts:

Within Department

Cross-departmental

Physicians

Students

Management

External Contacts:

Patients

Families

Regulatory Agencies

Visitors

Working Conditions:

Work takes place on hospital unit or clinical setting

Occasional exposure to unpleasant physical conditions and/or health & safety hazards

Physical Demands:

Occasionally:

Climb-Stairs

Climb–Ladder

Frequently:

Standing

Walking

Sitting

Bending

Crouching

Reaching with Arms

Finger/Hand Dexterity

Talking

Hearing

Seeing

Pushing/Pulling

Lifting/Carrying (> 100 lbs)

Writer: FRANCES SARACENO 05/01/2008 Approver: dmeiste 05/01/2008

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