Intermountain Healthcare Patient Care Tech - Cancer Transplant Unit - Primary Children's (Temp) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID:193084
Greater Salt Lake area
Details:

About Us

What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary together .

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world-class team of over 36,000 employees and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

Job Description

The Patient Care Tech functions as a clinical support partner to assist the patient care team by performing various tasks and procedures as instructed by a licensed professional.

Essential Job Duties

Patient Care:

  • Prioritizes and delivers basic patient care which may include toileting, bathing, linen and clothing changes, fresh water and ice, ambulating, comfort measures, and other patient needs.
  • Assists with admission, discharge, and transfer of patients.
  • Provides excellent customer service when responding to patient/family requests.
  • Reports and records patient care findings and data in a timely manner. Reports changes in the patient condition quickly, and secures qualified assistance as needed.
  • Based on unit, may also be responsible for telemetry duties.
  • Can function as a patient care attendent by monitoring patient, taking care of patient care needs, and involving other members of the patient care team as needed.
  • When working on a clinical unit, may be required to take medications from the delivery system to the RN.

Collaboration:

  • Collaborates and consults with RN and other members of the interdisciplinary team for best patient care.
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork, prioritization, communication, and organization.
  • Performs non-nursing duties as delegated, i.e.: cleaning, stocking, answering phones, clerical support, providing directions, etc.
  • Implements plan of care as delegated.
  • Performs assigned duties within Scope of Practice and performs specialized procedures with skill validation and according to regulatory standards. Fosters a safe environment by complying with the safety policy and taking appropriate action in an emergency.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: $11.58
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Shift Details: Variable 6:00pm to 6:00am
  • Department: Cancer Transplant Unit - Primary Children's Hospital
  • Additional Details: This is a Temporary position 9two to four months)

Minimum Requirements

  • Current CNA Certification.
  • Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Physical Requirements

  • Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
  • Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
  • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
  • Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.
  • Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
  • May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Preferred Requirements

  • CNA experience or applicable healthcare experience.
  • Current enrollment in nursing school.
  • Basic computer skills.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 36

Primary Work Location Primary Children's Hospital

Expertise Patient Care Support / Technicians

Job Type Temporary

Location US-UT-Salt Lake City