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PCT, Med/Surg, FT Days

Tallahassee, FL, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Capital Regional Medical Center


Capital Regional is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Seniors First, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Wound Healing Center, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.


POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide quality care to patients under the direction of a licensed nurse, in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of CRMC.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of basic patient care, to include activities of daily living, weights, blood glucose checks, vital signs and intake and output.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
  • Monitors and documents information regarding patient activities, as directed by the Registered Nurse.
  • Participate in the unit based Quality Improvement process.
  • Organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and to the Registered Nurse.
  • Communicates, interacts and participates in team work on the unit.
  • Promotes and displays a positive customer oriented demeanor to patients, visitors staff and physicians.
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system.  
  • Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.
  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  • Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
  • Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance.
  • May have access to the POS room or designated areas to transport, assemble, and stock (inventory) of non scheduled drugs and biologicals to include but not limited to fluids, sterile water, normal saline, and irrigations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

·         Completion of an accredited Patient Care Technician program required

 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

·         BLS-American Heart Association BLS Provider issued card required

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 

·         Acute care experience preferred

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

·         Read and writes Basic English

·         Knowledge of universal precautions

·         Ability to use a computer, typewriter and calculator

·         Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs

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Capital Regional Medical Center
Facility: Capital Regional Medical Center
Job ID: 00355-9423
Category: Nursing Support
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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