Coffee Regional Medical Center Patient Care Tech II (FT) in Douglas, Georgia

Patient Care Tech II (FT)








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POSITION SUMMARY Certified nursing assistants and/or nursing service techs are employed to take care of patients' everyday needs. Conducts personal care duties such as bathing, dressing, and feeding patients, as well as brushing teeth and combing hair. Helps patients in and out of bed, often by lifting or carrying them, and assist them with walking. Answers patients' calls for help, take their vital signs, and monitor their behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration. Works under the supervision of an experienced nurse, and reports any problems or worsening in a patient's condition to the facility staff. Other job requirements may include stocking and keeping storerooms tidy and cleaning patient rooms. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent customer service skills. Reads and understands the English language. Ability to think critically and analytically with little or no supervision Ability to work effectively in situations of high stress and conflict and communicate goals and outcomes. Ability to process information and prioritize Possesses exceptional verbal and written communication skills Possesses independent work habits, is self-reliant and self-directed Ability to learn, adapt, and change as required by the job functions Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality of material and information accessed and reviewed Basic computer literacy Ability to move freely, reach, bend, and complete light lifting Ability to use good body mechanics while performing daily job functions and ability to follow specific OSHA guidelines Ability to maintain attendance to meet standard job practices Education High School Diploma or equivalent Licensure PCT I - highschool or college Certified Assistant program preferred PCTII - certified nursing assistant license required PCTIII - certified nursing assistant license required plus EKG or lab draw competencies completed Experience 1 - 2 years experience in a healthcare setting preferred.