Trinity Health LUHS_PATIENT CARE TECH II_2977 In PRE-OP and PAS clinic DAYS in Maywood, Illinois

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.

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.

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.

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. Maintains strict

confidentiality of patient, employee and department information to

ensure patient rights.

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT - Utilizes time and resources effectively to

promote quality and cost outcomes.

Other department specific duties as assigned.

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.

Position Requirements: 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: CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation),Certified Nurse Assistant

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Job Number: 00117057

Location: Maywood, IL

Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center

Facility: LUHS-Loyola University Medical Center

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40