Trinity Health Patient Care Tech II - 7SW Gensurg 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. This position requires an active CNA through the state of Illinois. Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements.
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, 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. QUALITY IMPROVEMENT - Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes. Other department specific duties as assigned.
Education: Required: High School Diploma
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
Job Number: 00121079
Location: Maywood, IL
Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center
Facility: LUHS-Loyola University Medical Center
Employment Type: Full time
Shift: Rotating Shift