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Patient Care Tech 1, (CNA), LS Peters

Company: Community Medical Centers of Fresno, CA
Location: Fresno
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Community Medical Centers has been providing central California with the highest level of care available in the region. Community Regional Medical Center measures up with top hospitals nationally and is the 3rd largest in California! With 685 beds, we are home to the only comprehensive Burn and Level I Trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in California! We have an 84-bed Level III NICU and plan to significantly expand pediatric specialty care. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We're affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility; trained 3,000 Medical Doctor's to date plus continuous invests in research and training grants.Under the direction of a licensed clinical staff member, the Patient Care Tech 1 (PCT1) provides both basic patient care and clerical support using defined procedures and standards in accordance with the goals of the unit and the philosophy of Community Medical Centers (CMC). Performs and assists with elemental aspects of patient care such as nutrition, bed scale weights, intake/output (I/O), taking vital signs, etc. in coordination with the patient care team. Assists licensed clinical staff as needed with direct patient care and provides administrative and office management support to the unit(s). Serves as a centralized focus of administration, information and communication.Accountabilities

  • Under the direction of the RN/LVN/RTT delivers basic patient care. Performs and assists with elemental aspects of patient care such as bed scale weights, I/O, hygiene, dressing, turning and ambulation. Safely performs/assists with inpatient lifts/transfers, moves, positioning and ambulation in coordination with the patient care team.
  • Records vital signs, height, weight and I/O. Collects and records data as assigned and reports information to RN/RTT.
  • Recognizes, communicates and documents changes in patient's condition either emergent or in response to patient care.
  • Interacts with healthcare team members to support and reinforce patient/family teaching plan.
  • Responds to requests and makes rounds at designated stations on an on-going basis throughout assigned shift.
  • Answers unit call lights promptly and responds to patient needs accordingly or communicates patient needs to appropriate member of healthcare team.
  • Receives report from RN/LVN/RTT upon arrival for assigned shift and be aware of each patients special needs and requirements utilizing resources cost effectively.
  • Secures patient belongings and documents on appropriate forms. Assures that each patient has necessary care items readily available and maintains a safe, clean patient care environment.
  • Performs clerical duties, including ordering and stocking supplies and forms, answering and directing phone calls, and greeting visitors. Advises and assists in understanding the hospital, its rules and services, gives directions, provides factual information and makes guests comfortable while waiting.
  • Maintains charts, files materials such as care plans and lab reports. Thins charts according to established time frames and procedures.
  • Reports equipment malfunction and removes equipment from service as needed.
  • Manages data, such as that required for census management and order entry. Maintains pertinent records, checks records for completeness and enters data into appropriate systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Education High School Diploma, General Education Development (GED) or Completion of a CMC Approved Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Certificate required Successful completion of one of the following three options: (1) Obtain a diploma/certificate from an accredited Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program; (2) Obtain a diploma/certificate from an accredited Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program; or (3) Nursing Fundamental courses from an accredited clinical RN or LVN program (typically done in the 1st semester) required Incumbents hired into position prior to 10/01/2018 or transferred into the role on 08/30/2020 are grandfathered with their existing educationExperience 1 year of experience in an acute care hospital preferredLicenses and Certifications BLS - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers by American Heart Association (AHA) required One of the following is requiredo CNA - State of California Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (active or inactive status is acceptable)o EMT - Emergency Medical Technician Certification issued by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (active or inactive status is acceptable)o RN or LVN Student/GraduatePlease note: Per the CDPH order, all healthcare workers are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved exemption and test regularly.Please note: If any bonuses are noted, they are only applicable to external hires.Candidates must also meet current bonus requirements to be eligible.Requisition ID: 2022-32690 Shift Type (FT, PT, PRN, etc.): PRN Shift: 8 Hour Shift Schedule: PM Facility (Tazworks integration): Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) Updated Date: 10/27/2022 External Company Name: Community Medical Centers of Fresno, CA External Company URL: https://www.communitymedical.org/ Street: 2823 Fresno St

Keywords: Community Medical Centers of Fresno, CA, Fresno , Patient Care Tech 1, (CNA), LS Peters, Healthcare , Fresno, California

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