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Trinity Health Patient Care Tech II - 2 South Medicine in Maywood, Illinois

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.

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, 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 utcomes.

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:

Basic Life Support (CPR)

Nursing - CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant) - Illinois Competency

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.

Computer Skills:

Required:

Basic Keyboarding Skills

Preferred:

EPIC

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

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Job Number: 00198405

Location: Maywood, IL

Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center

Facility: LUHS-Loyola University Medical Center

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: 12 Hour Day Shift

Hours: 36

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