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Trinity Health Patient Care Technician - Full Time in Chelsea, Michigan

*Position Summary: *The Nurse Assistant is responsible for provision of basic, age appropriate nursing care.

*Qualifications: * High school diploma, GED, or a minimum of 18 years of age. Recent experience desired.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participates in their resolution.

Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, employees, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea/Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places.

Maintains knowledge to perform the duties of the job. Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.

Demonstrates self-directed learning.

Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea/Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.

Provides quality patient care by considering the age specific, development and cultural needs through competent clinical practice. Demonstrates unit/area competencies.

Identifies and assists in resolution of problems related to safety, sanitation and maintenance of the environment.

Practices effective communication in all interactions (patient, visitor, co-worker, etc.)

Promotes a positive work environment by demonstrating teamwork.

Delivers basic age appropriate nursing care effectively and efficiently.

Assists with positioning, ambulating and transporting patients safely.

Assists patients with dietary needs.

Anticipates and provides comfort measures for patients.

Answers call lights and responds to patient requests promptly.

Assists licensed nurses with complicated treatments and procedures.

Documents patient care or unit related information according to hospital standards.

Actively complies with and supports SJMC Employee Service Standards.

Practices effective communication in all interactions (patient, visitor, co-worker)

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional behavior.

Maintains confidentiality consistent with hospital and regulatory requirements.

Operates and maintains equipment in a safe and appropriate manner and promptly reports any defects/malfunctions.

Other Functions and Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience and Certification/Licensure

1) Minimum grammar school education

2) High school graduation is preferred

3) Recent experience desired.

This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under the American’s with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper’s Act, or SJMHS’s Return to Work Program

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Job Number: 00198465

Location: Chelsea, MI

Organization Name: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Facility: SJSEMI - SJMHS Chelsea Comm Hospital

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 36

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