Trinity Health 5 Tower PCT Full Time in Maywood, Illinois

Patient Care Tech I Position Summary: Performs a variety of direct patient care procedures to assist the clinic manager, professional staff and physicians in providing patient care focused on the needs of the patient. Responsible for service excellence in both direct and indirect care of patients. Position Requirements: Minimum Education: Required: High School Diploma Preferred: High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education Specify Degree(s): Certified Nursing Assistant Minimum Experience: Required: Less than one year of previous job-related experience Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience 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 Assistants at Loyola University Medical Center prior to 1997 are exempt from the above guidelines and are grandfathered into the Patient Care Tech roles upon successful completion of an in-house orientation and training program for the Patient Care Tech position.

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. TECHNICAL CARE - Assists with completion of patient testing and treatment procedures, changes dressings, performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation, obtains wound and throat cultures.

EQUIPMENT - Assists physician and professional staff in equipment supply and set up.

TRANSPORT - Assists with ambulating patients with assistive devices such as crutches and with transfer/transport procedures.

COMMUNICATION - Performs required documentation and communicates in a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and regulatory requirements.

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT - Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes. Other department specific duties as assigned.

Minimum Education: Required: High School Diploma. Minimum Experience: Required: Less than one year of previous job-related experience. Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience

Licensure/Certifications: Required: Certified Nurse Assistant; CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

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.

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Job Number: 00116608

Location: Maywood, IL

Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center

Facility: LUHS-Loyola University Medical Center

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Night Shift

Hours: 36